How does TCM help with pain management?
In WS-TCM (Whole System Traditional Chinese Medicine), various techniques can be applied to manage different kinds of pain.
These include acupuncture, cupping therapy, moxibustion, Tuina and Chinese herbal medicine. Acupuncture and Tuina are widely used to improve the flow of obstructed Qi and Blood to increase joint flexibility and reduce pain.
Cupping can ease the fascia between the skin and the muscle, and promotes a more effective lymphatic drainage. Moxibustion, which helps warm the meridians and relieve cold aches. Herbal medication serves as a complement to nourish joints and facilitate a smooth flow of Qi and Blood in the meridians.
What conditions can WS-TCM effectively treat?
- Neck pain
- Back pain
- Knee pain
- Carpel Tunnel
- Tennis elbow
- Ankle sprains
- Menstrual cramps
- Cancer pain
What are the benefits of TCM in treating pain?
- Alleviate pain symptoms without taking painkillers Offer non-addictive and non-abusive therapies
- Foster mind-body connection and holistic balance
- Treat pain from the root cause so that lessen the chances of recurring symptoms
- Provide customized pain management & health care plans