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Traditional Chinese Medicine

Benefits of Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the oldest complementary therapies and continuously practised systems of medicine in the world.  It is a unique medical system used to treat a wide range of disease, and is specially useful in treating various kinds of pain.  An important part of TCM is Acupuncture, which is on one of the most widely practiced and accepted forms of natural medicine in the world.

In TCM and Acupuncture, health is determined by a person’s ability to maintain a balanced and harmonious internal environment.  Disease occurs when the internal environment is disturbed and the normal processes that act to restore balance and harmony are unable to cope.

TCM and acupuncture can help both acute and chronic diseases.  Some of the conditions that acupuncture can help are:

  • respiratory problems
  • arthritis and rheumatism
  • headaches and migraine
  • insomnia and back pain
  • urinary infections
  • menstrual imbalances
  • sinusitis
  • allergies
  • digestive disturbance
  • anxiety
  • mental and emotional problems
  • morning sickness and labour pains
  • childhood illnesses
  • chronic pain
  • sciatic pain
  • sport injuries
  • trauma