Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), frequently referred to as oriental medicine, is a branch of medical treatment that has its roots in centuries of Chinese culture.
A form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), traditional Chinese medicine encompasses a variety of treatments designed to help patients by utilizing methods with a rich cultural history. Request more information about TCM today: call (505) 323-8100 or request more information online.
What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?
Traditional Chinese medicine is not just one treatment, but rather an entire branch of medical treatment. Oriental medicine differs from traditional western medicine in a number of ways. Generally, TCM focuses on:
Yin & Yang
The Five Elements (Wu Xing)
Unlike traditional western medicine, TCM is less considered with the individual parts of the body and more concerned with their functions, such as breathing, eating, sleeping and many more.
Types of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese medicine features many different types of treatment. Some types of traditional Chinese medicine include:
Some practitioners of oriental medicine combine these treatments, while others may provide just one of them.
Request More Information about Traditional Chinese Medicine
If you're looking to experience a different type of medicine, one with deep roots in centuries of history, traditional Chinese medicine may be the option for you. Request more information about oriental medicine today: call (505) 323-8100 or request more information online