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What Is Chinese Medicine?

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What Is Chinese Medicine?

More than 3,000 years ago, a system of medicine was created that effectively treats pain, illness, and disease, as well as preventing future health problems.  This system is called Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  It uses a number of different modalities to treat patients, including: acupuncture, herbal medicine, Tui Na massage, dietary counseling, gwa sha, and cupping.  TCM focuses on restoring balance to the body and promoting natural healing. The body has evolved to heal itself and to maintain balance.  This process is called homeostasis.  For example, if you get a cut and bleed,...

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