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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based on a set of interventions designed to restore balance to individuals. The therapies generally considered under he heading of TCM medicine include:
-tui na/ massage
These treatments are based on beliefs that differ from the disease concept of Western medicine. In TCM illness is considered to be a matter of disharmony or imbalance versus illness. Health is recovered by reestablishing internal balance by treating both the symptoms of illness, as well as the root cause.
Traditional Chinese medicine is an integrative and alternative therapeutic solution and offers many benefits:
-It is holistic, all personal aspects; body, mind and spirit are taken into account.
-It treats the root cause of disease as well as the manifest symptoms.
-TCM does not rely on pharmaceutical products, thereby minimizing many side effects.
-It is preventative medicine because it treats a person's general health while treating specific disorders.
-It is often less expensive than standard allopathic treatment.
-It is believed by many to treat certain chronic illnesses more effectively than Western medicine.
-It can be used to treat the side effects of Western treatment modalities/or in combinations with Western medicine.