Chinese Medicine Services

 

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the best known and most widely used therapies in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Based on theories developed thousands of years ago, acupuncture works by stimulating specific points on energy pathways called meridians. 

The “Qi” (vital energy) is unblocked and can then flow freely and the body can regain health and balance. As with all therapeutic techniques used in TCM, acupuncture can be used exclusively to treat physical imbalances or subtly to restore balance to the body, mind and spirit. Due to our extensive experience with traditional healing systems and energy healing, patients often experience a much subtler and profound effect from their acupuncture sessions allowing them to get to deeper, root causes of the imbalances they are experiencing.


 

Cupping / Gua Sha / Moxibustion

Cupping 

A vacuum is created in a glass cup that is them applied to the skin creating suction. Cupping therapy has been used in Europe and the Middle East as well as in Asia. It is used to treat many conditions including stiff muscles and respiratory ailments. 

Gua Sha 

Also called scraping, Gua Sha is believed to be older than acupuncture and can be used to treat a wide variety of conditions. 

Moxibustion 

Refers to any number of techniques which use warming therapy by burning Ai Ye (mugwort) either directly or indirectly on the skin. The clinical applications of moxibustion are vast and the experience is deeply relaxing.


 

Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine is one of the most important modalities of Traditional Chinese Medicine. There are hundreds of herbs commonly used in Chinese herbal medicine. Their therapeutic use has been developed and refined over centuries. One of the key features of Traditional Chinese Medicine is the importance of treating each patient individually. A typical herbal prescription will include several different herbs to address the patients unique concerns and restore balance to the body, mind and spirit. At Norwood Holistic Health Centre we are proud to offer the highest quality herbal granules and patented formulas for your convenience.

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