Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years. TCM describes health as the harmonious interaction of these entities and the outside world, and disease as a disharmony in interaction. TCM is a holistic medicine, which aims to balance the functioning of the body by means deemed "natural" diet, lifestyle, herbal medicine, massage, exercises, etc...It's based on a belief in vitalism, which posits that a special energy called vital energy or vital force guides bodily processes such as metabolism, reproduction, growth, and adaptation.

TCM practitioners use herbal medicines and various mind and body practices, such as acupuncture,to treat or prevent health problems. TCM diagnosis aims to trace symptoms to patterns of an underlying disharmony, by measuring the pulse, inspecting the tongue, skin, and eyes, and looking at the eating and sleeping habits of the person as well as many other things.


Acupuncture(針灸) is one of the oldest forms of healing art known to mankind.It's one of the main branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Acupuncture is a practice of insertion of needles into specific exterior body locations to relieve pain, to induce biological changes, and for therapeutic purposes.

Acupuncture points are located and joined together in “channels” or “meridians”, along which Qi (氣vital energy) flows. The points used in treatment are carefully chosen by acupuncturist to disperse any blockages or to tonify any deficiency and to bring the patient's Qi into balance. Even though you cannot see it, an invisible network of energy connects each part of your body in an orderly way to promote proper function and growth and, when necessary, healing and restoration. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) your body's energy moves along meridians and they are the foundation of how acupuncture works.