Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Services Toronto
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a therapeutic practice that combines acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition and may include manual therapies such as cupping. Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine acupuncture needles into the body and is a technique central to the practice of TCM.
In TCM, acupuncture helps to ‘clear obstruction and assist with the smooth flow of Qi‘ promoting circulation and vitality of tissues.
In western medicine, acupuncture helps to relieve pain, promote circulation, and helps with a variety of conditions including
- chronic pain
- and more
Conditions Commonly Seen
Dizziness, Tinnitus, Obesity, Chronic Gastritis, Chronic Diarrhea, Facial Paralysis, Post-stroke Syndromes, Diabetic Neuropathy, Diabetes (Blood Sugar Control)
Neck-shoulder Pain (Instant Pain Relief), Upper Back Pain, Stiff Neck And Back, Periarthritis Of Shoulders, Tenosynovitis, Knee Arthritis, Acute Or Chronic Low Back Pain, Sciatic Pain, Acute Ankle/Wrist Sprain (Instant Pain Relief), Headaches, Migraines, Post Herpes Zoster Pain, Toothache, Sore Throat (Instant Pain Relief)
Insomnia, Stress Due To Workload, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Urinary Incontinence (Stress Incontinence, Urge Incontinence), Urinary Retention, Female Urinary Syndromes
Irregular Menstruation, Dysmenorrhea, Perimenopausal Syndrome, Infertility, Help With IVF Success Rate
FAQ’s Traditional Chinese Medicine & Registered Acupuncture
What can acupuncture treat?
Acupuncture involves the painless insertion of very thin needles along specific acupoints in the body, helping to restore balance and stimulate the body’s natural healing ability. Disruption of the natural flow of energy, or Qi, is believed to be the origin of imbalance, pain and disease.
Acupuncture involves seeks to restore the natural flow of energy throughout the body called Qi.
Acupuncture is helpful in addressing the following conditions:
- Acute and chronic pain relief
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Digestive concerns
- Menstrual pain
- Menstrual irregularities
How does acupuncture work to relieve pain?
Acupuncture works by triggering the release of endorphins, the body’s natural pain-killing chemicals, and of serotonin, which governs our moods.
Why is Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & Acupuncture important?
Traditional Chinese Medicine has played an important role in healthcare for thousands of years. TCM doctors use a combination of herbal medicines, diet, lifestyle modifications and acupuncture in their treatment plans. It can be used to treat certain conditions on its own, but it can also be used in conjunction with Western medicine to aid healing and recovery.