Chinese Traditional Medicine (TCM ) is not only Acupuncture.
TCM is an integral part of Chinese culture. It has made great contributions to the prosperity of China. Today both of TCM and western medicine are being used in providing medical and health services. TCM, with its unique diagnostic methods, systematic approach, abundant historical literature and materials, has attracted many attention from the international community. TCM is well recognized for its remarkable effectiveness in off setting the side effect caused by the toxic and chemical treatment of cancer cases in the western medical system. TCM is the fortune of all humanity .But many people misunderstood TCM is just an acupuncture technique and usage of some Chinese herbal drinks (Chinese decoction) . Actually, Traditional Chinese Medicine is a complete medical system that combines Herbs, Cupping, GuaSha (scraping skin), TuiNa(Massage),Moxibustion, Diet and gentle exercise along with acupuncture to correct energy imbalances in the body.
GUA SHA (Scrapping) is guided by the theory of meridians and points of traditional Chinese medicine. By means of special scrapping instruments and corresponding techniques, Because of its simple, easy, effective characteristics, clinical application is wide, suitable for medical and family health care. It can also be used with acupuncture and moxibustion, cupping, blood-letting and other therapies to strengthen the effect of promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis, dispelling evil spirits and detoxification.
Cupping is a kind of therapy which the pot as the tool and the methods of burning fire and pumping air to generate negative pressure, which can be adsorbed on the body surface and cause local blood stasis, In order to achieve through the circulation of collaterals, relieve pain, dispelling wind and cold effect of treatment
Tui Na, refers to the manipulation of pushing, holding, lifting, pinching and rubbing on the body by pressing meridians and acupuncture points. As a non-drug natural therapy, physical therapy. Usually refers to the healers who use their hands on the patient's body surface, the place of injured parts, discomfort, specific acupoints, pain, concrete application push, take, press, rubbing, kneading, kneading, help wound pain, eliminate pathogenic centralizer, the curative effect of harmonic Yin and Yang.
Moxibustion, is a TCM therapy which consists of burning dried mugwort on particular points on the body, and adjust the physiological and biochemical functions of the body disorder by stimulating the activity of meridians, so as to achieve the purpose of disease prevention and treatment.
TCM bloodletting (HIJAMA) therapy is also known as "acupuncture bloodletting therapy". It is to to release a small amount of blood, to exude the heat and toxin of the connotation, to achieve a method of treating diseases. It can relieve swelling and pain, dispel wind and itch, relieve heat, relieve vomiting and diarrhea, and activate meridians.
TCM bonesetting therapy is a treatment method for fracture, dislocation of joint and other diseases of the motor system by means of extractive extension, reduction and orthodontic treatment. It is an important part of traditional Chinese medicine, which has a history of more than 3,000 years.
Health maintenance of traditional Chinese medicine, is through a variety of methods to take care of life, strengthen the body, prevent disease, so as to achieve longevity of a medical activity. Chinese medicine health care in the whole and systematic, the purpose is to prevent disease, cure disease.