Traditional Chinese Medicine and Nutritional Herbology
Traditional Chinese medicine is an ancient form of medicine that originated in China thousands of years ago. It is a natural form of treatment that uses herbs and minerals to promote body’s immune system, healing ability and body’s natural power to fight off disease process. TCM uses one single or a combination of techniques like Acupuncture, cupping, herbal medicine, acupressure massage or diet and lifestyle modification to treat a specific condition. It includes administration of herbs that are Health Canada approved and are available in the form of powders and capsules. The herbs used are very safe with minimal side effects, if at all.
TCM is an alternative form of medicine that uses holistic approach to treat various physical and mental ailments. The TCM practitioner completes an in depth assessment and then decides the course of intervention and strategies to resolve the condition. This holistic approach targets the mind and body healing and our patients come in for regular maintenance or balance check visits. These visits could be to boost their immune system or physical and mental relaxation or keep the various systems of the body like cardiovascular and gastrointestinal in balance and working in harmony.
Since TCM is safe, painless and non invasive, it is a treatment of choice by many celebrities, athletes and healthcare practitioners. It helps in better sleep, delays aging and promotes a well balanced and healthy lifestyle. TCM is used to treat many conditions like: Acute and Chronic muscle sprains/strains, Sciatica, Arthritis, Stiffness and swelling in joints, Stroke, Neuropathies, Anxiety and Depression, Chronic Fatigue, Sleep disorders, COPD, High blood pressure, Asthma, Colds and Flu, Crohn’s and Colitis, Constipation, Weight Loss, Acid reflux and IBS.