Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chinese Medicine is an ancient form of medicine that originated thousands of years ago in east Asia. This form of medicine is based on the theory that the body is made up of energetic channels that run in specific patterns or meridians nourishing the body. When these meridians become disrupted, the person can develop disease such as chronic pain. Chinese medicine practitioners at Today Integrative Health and Wellness use the four primary interventional modalities including acupuncture, herbal therapy, qi gong and manual therapies such as tuina/massage to help their patients reach optimum health.

Conditions commonly seen include:

  • Pain (chronic and acute)website trad chinese med
  • Sleep disorders
  • Digestive issues
  • Fatigue
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Respiratory complaints such as asthma
  • Smoking cessation and craving reduction
  • Mental emotional complaints
  • Stress
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Skin ailments such as eczema and psoriasis
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Infertility
  • Pregnancy complaints such as pain and nausea
  • Acute illnesses

Our Chinese medicine practitioners at Today Integrative Health and Wellness approach each person and their symptoms by looking at the person as a whole and use a multi-faceted approach to healing. They do a thorough interview collecting information about your health condition and health history. They then use Chinese medicine diagnostics such as pulse reading, tongue evaluation and abdominal palpation before developing a treatment plan. If deemed appropriate, acupuncture needles are placed and retained for 30 minutes and the provider may also use moxibustion and Chinese massage if the patient’s condition warrants it.

Services offered include:

  • Acupuncture (Chinese and Japanese)
  • Acupressure
  • Herbal therapy
  • Moxibustion
  • Massage such as Shiatsu and Tuina
  • Gua Sha
  • Cupping
  • Ear seeds
  • Qi gong exercises

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