Acupuncture and Much MORE: the Five Tools of Chinese Medicine
Acupuncture/Moxibustion, Acupressure/Tui-na (TCM massage), Qi Gong (a gentle form of movement exercise), and nutrition/whole food supplementation.
Acupuncture is just one aspect of Chinese Medicine. It has proven exceptionally safe and effective when performed by licensed professionals. Alone or in combination with other therapies, acupuncture is extremely useful in relieving a variety of health issues including:
Auto Injuries Blood Pressure Cancer Support Cardiac Chronic Fatigue Circulatory System Depression Digestive Female Gynecological and Hormonal Immune System Musculo-Skeletal Neurological Pain PMS Respiratory Skin Sleep Disturbances Smoking Cessation Sports Injuries Stress TMJ Urinal-Genital Issues Weight Control Workplace Injuries
Vay-chee utilizes the five tools of Chinese Medicine. In addition to acupuncture, Vay-chee relies on Moxibustion/Heat therapy to help strengthen or move Qi.
Herbal formulas to best improve your personal well being may be recommended as part of your treatment. Herbal medicine is traditional in China and includes not only roots, seeds, flowers, bark and stems but also mineral and animal substances. Vegetarian and vegan diets are respected when animal substances are the traditional recommendation.
Qi Gong is a general name for exercises that move and strengthen the flow of Qi. Tai Qi and karate are two different types of Qi Gong. These are specific practices used to help different problems people are experiencing with their Qi.
Tui Na is a technique of acupressure and massage using the fingers, hands and elbows to stimulate acupuncture points instead of needles. Cupping as another technique used to encourage new blood and Qi flow and eliminate stagnation.