Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years. TCM is a style of traditional medicine that is greatly influenced by modern health care modalities. TCM practitioners use herbal medicines and various mind and body practices, such as acupuncture, exercises and dietary recommendations to treat or prevent health problems. Checking pulse and your tongue and taking full health history is an essential part of the initial examination.
Auricular therapy, cupping, acupuncture and moxibustion are all a big part of TCM approach to health. This type of health care is proving itself as an effective modality for a wide variety of problems.