The Variety Of TCM Therapies
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For those devastated and displeased with traditional medicine and treatment, Chinese practitioners are a great alternative, even to try it only once. Besides a chance to cure some condition or illness, ne can be impressed with intricate nature of techniques, commonly recognized by the Chinese since ancient times. Many are familiar with acupuncture needles or cupping that gained popularity worldwide, notwithstanding the number of advised TCM therapies are far bigger. It is a core idea of TCM that one health problem may be treated with different measures and it is better to select the most effective.

Acupuncture and acupressure are often recommended to be the first thing one should try in order to keep body and organism in balance. Ancient Chinese theories about energy flows, like Yin and Yang, Qi-Gong, etc., provided basics for most of the treatments, and these two are aimed to enable these theories in practice. Whether to use needles (acupuncture) or to conduct pressing the trigger zones (acupressure) one should definitely consult with qualified practitioner, as the range of health issues they could be applied to might vary crucially. Commonly used cupping measure is a kind of acupressure technique, though it creates negative pressure on some body areas, which are eager to better blood circulation and energy qi flow.

Herbal therapies are less painful and disturbing, though one should get used to consume prescribed recipes regularly, even if they does not correspond to one’s taste. The variety of herbs and plants employed in TCM is amazing, considering they have been known by Chinese herbalists for ages. Only certain acquired popularity in other countries, for instance, ginger tea or cookies, jasmine, and many others, which are regarded as spices or culinary fillings rather than medical herbs. Fortunately, TCM practitioners have a nice recipe to treat most of the disturbing conditions, starting from hair loss up to cancer and alike issues.

Massage is likely to be the most pleasant and delightful therapy of all. By the way, it roots back to the ancient times, and the oldest one is not a commonly acknowledged shiatsu yet Tui Na. It is used not only to prevent disease, but mainly to provide an intensive care of patients, where medications are powerless. This massage technique resembles a mechanical effect on the human body, which causes deformation of the skin and changes muscle tension. One more thing to note is a patient should seek for a qualified TCM practitioner, not to get hurt or, furthermore, wrongly treated.

Qi-Gong is related physical therapy, which is in sober fact Chinese gymnastics. With slow, smooth movements, concentration and breathing techniques Qi-Gong results in certain external and internal regulation of qi energy and its conversion. It enhances restoration of individual’s bioenergy potential and increases energy of his body.


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