Category Archives: Acupuncture

Differences Noted In The Treatment Approaches Of Western Medicine And Chinese Medicine

One of the most complex systems of medicines in the world, Chinese medicine has been bolstered by thousands of years of research and experience. Its singular distinctiveness that sets it apart from Western medicine is its focus on “health” instead of “healing.” This is due to the fact that Chinese medicine encourages the individual’s overall […]
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What is Chi?

Loosely translated, chi would correspond to the life force or motive force flowing in our body. This is the energy that makes everything occur and is the most fundamental thing that comprises the basis of all other things. Like magnetism, gravity, and other forces, Chi cannot be seen and the channels that it courses through […]
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Qi Gong Gives You The Means To Attain Happiness, Life Success, And Health.

The centuries-old practices of qigong, phonetically pronounced as chee goong, is designed to cleanse the body, and strengthen and increase the flow of life force known as chi through gentle movement, meditation and the use of breathing techniques. Used in China for thousands of years, qi qong was recorded to have been first used as […]
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The History And Development Of Medical Qigong

Qìgong is a Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) meditation and exercise program that integrates focused awareness, regulated breathing, and slow movement to balance and cultivate chi. Qi gong massage is one aspect of qigong in which the practitioner combines knowledge of acupuncture points and channels with certain massage styles. Qigong is also known as “Cultivation of […]
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Gua Sha Therapy Is A Tremendous Way To Dismantle Painful Scar Tissue

Skin Scraping therapy or Gua Sha therapy has its roots in the Old Stone Age. Since then, it has been an indispensable part of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) in many Asian Cultures where it’s used to treat and prevent a variety of illnesses. According to TCM, stagnation results in disease, therefore, movement is key to […]
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Gua Sha Therapy For All Types Of Muscle Fatigue, Stiffness, Or Soreness

There has been a steady rise in the popularity of Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM these past few years. You may know acupuncture and Chinese reflexology, but you may never have heard of one healing practice called “gua sha.” Westerners sometimes call it “spooning” or “coining.” Gua sha works by scraping the skin surface in […]
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Understanding The Principles Of Gua Sha Therapy

Traditional Chinese medicine encompasses the aspects of holographic diagnosis and treatment and knowledge of acupuncture points and meridians. One branch of this form of medicine is gua sha or scraping therapy which is used for various types of disorders in both Western and Chinese medicine. Scientific Applications The clinical applications and treatment procedures of gua […]
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The Various Treatments Of Traditional Chinese Medicine

TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine in Vancouver is a medical system that comprises a wide variety of treatments from different parts of East Asia. It’s a very popular and long-standing medical practice in several Asian countries despite being considered an alternative form of treatment in Western cultures. But what is TCM exactly? The Definition of […]
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The Benefits Of Gua Sha And Facial Cupping Therapy

The Chinese have been using therapeutic cupping for various physical concerns like sinus congestion, TMJ, pain, fever, and asthma for thousands of years. Facial cupping as an adjunct to acupuncture facial rejuvenation or as a standalone treatment can help improve your facial appearance and your skin. A few of its benefits include an improvement in […]
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Gua Sha Facial Therapy Eliminates Skin Conditions And Fosters Balance And Youth Within

Women and men seeking the proverbial fountain of youth may need not undergo costly painful injections or go to under the knife in their quest for younger looking skin. Many long time practitioners of Chinese medicine who have extensive experience performing facial rejuvenation Chinese Herbal Medicine, acupressure, and acupuncture recommend a traditional Chinese treatment called […]
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