Oriental medicine, or traditional Chinese medicine, is a set of wholistic medical principals, theories and practices based on a 4,500-year-old tradition.
It is unified by the idea that diseases are caused by imbalances in the body, mind, emotions or spirit of individuals. These imbalances are observed in the patients’ symptoms or felt in the flow of their energy, or qi (pronounced “chee”).
Once a diagnosis is determined; appropriate wholistic medical modalities are prescribed to treat the imbalance and support the return to health and harmony.
Oriental Medicine includes complete wholistic complimentary modalities to treat every form of disease, disharmony or imbalance of body, mind, emotion or spirit.
These Modalities include:
- Acupuncture, a fundamental root of Oriental medicine, currently used worldwide, and is among the oldest healing practices in the world
- Herbal Medicine, another fundamental root, capable of treating every level of or manifestation of disease with: herbal pills, teas or plasters, etc., for pathogenic invasions, organ system balances, body purification, detoxification, tonification or supplementation
- Oriental Bodywork, incorporating much of Modern Chiropractic, Orthopedic and Osteopathic medicines (without the use of adjustments or surgery), plus Therapeutic Massage and Western Bodywork styles
- and Qi Gong Medicine, a wholistic form of meditation in movement which uses specific movement, breath and sound forms to treat all types and levels of disease, disharmony or imbalances of body, mind, emotion or spirit.
Oriental Medicine is very old. It is a wholly complete medical system; capable of treating any disease, disharmony or imbalance. It has been doing so continuously for 4500 years and is currently treating billions of people around the world every day.