in Eastern Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine,TCM, uses acupuncture, acupressure, tui na, gua sha, herbal and nutritional supplements, moxibustion, and cupping therapies to stimulate specific meridian acupuncture points in order to open the flow of energy helping to restore balance. In Eastern Medicine it is understood that the Universal life energy often called Chi or Qi is present in every living creature. As long as this Qi flows freely through the body pathways we maintain optimum health and well being. Acupuncture a focal point of TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine, works by restoring the flow of energy, freeing up the Qi.