Often, people assume that Traditional Chinese
Medicine, a science encapsulating 2500 years of research and clinical
practice, consists simply of acupuncture and herbal teas. "TCM"
is actually an ancient holistic medicine that treats the entire
person- in all aspects-body, mind and spirit. Harmony and balance
are the primary goals of TCM and understandably, one of the first
tenets of TCM is preventing illness by making conscious lifestyle
health is maintained through a combination of diet, exercise,
meditation and massage. When health problems occur, they are treated
with food therapy, herbal remedies, acupuncture, and a variety
of other modalities such as moxibustion, Tui Na (twee-nah) cupping,
electrical stimulation, and Qi Gong (pronounced chee-gung).