Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is used for both acute and chronic illnesses and includes many therapies and modalities, the main forms being acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. It also involves adjunct therapies including moxibustion, cupping, gua-sha, remedial massage (Tui na), light therapy, electro-stimulation, diet and lifestyle advice.

There are many benefits of TCM, these include:

  • Natural and holistic
  • Individualised treatments
  • Provides an alternative to conventional drugs and medications
  • Shown to assist with symptoms of various acute and chronic illnesses
  • Diagnose the underlying cause of disease in addition to the symptoms
  • Holistic approach for physical, mental and emotional conditions
  • Help patients to manage a range of symptoms including pain, stress and fatigue
  • Generally considered as safe (occasionally may be associated with possible adverse reactions in individual cases)