Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & Acupuncture
What is TCM Acupuncture?
Many people will come across the term “acupuncture” upon visiting their healthcare professional. TCM stands for “Traditional Chinese Medicine,” and has long been used to treat many diseases. TCM involves many branches of medicine, one major branch is the use of needles to impose change known as acupuncture.
TCM Acupuncture is known to treat many ailments that range from musculoskeletal diseases, dietary issues (ie, bloating and abdominal pain in IBS or Crohns), headaches, allergies, sleep, stress, fertility, and many more.
Why visit a Registered Acupuncturist?
Registered Acupuncturists are highly trained in comparison to other healthcare practitioners in the aspect of theory and clinical training. Your average Registered Acupuncturist will have studied for at least 3 years with over 3500 hours of clinical hands-on training with the public. Popular terms such as “dry needling” or “medical acupuncture” and other modalities like cupping or gua-sha (similar to Graston) are all performed by Registered Acupuncturists.