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Blockages, Qi Gong, and Essence Tai Chi

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In Chinese medicine, there is a saying that goes, “One is without illness when Qi flows freely along the meridians; pain follows when this flow is blocked.”

This is a fundamental aspect in Chinese medicine and reflects its wisdom that is still very true after thousands of years of practice. Some of the metaphors in Chinese Medicine need to be translated in order to be understood by people today.

Blockages and Chemical Toxins and Waste … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

August 8th, 2017 at 1:01 am

Posted in Acupuncture

Using Silicone Cups For Cupping Therapy

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For thousands of years, health practitioners have been using Cupping therapy. The cups used were traditionally made of glass, a rigid delicate material. However, glass is difficult to use because the practitioner needs to start the fire within the cup and quickly apply them on the patient’s body to generate the sucking effect required to treat a condition. The healing sucking effect comes from the air cooling within the cup.

Due to advances in technology … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

August 8th, 2017 at 12:59 am

Posted in Acupuncture

Chinese Massage Combines The TCM Techniques Of Acupressure Qi Qong, Nutrition, And Herbs

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Chinese massage has the unique ability of calming down tired nerves and relaxing a fatigued body. Moreover, this over two and a half millennia old therapy is an efficient combination of the power of acupressure and essential oils infused with healing qualities. The aim of Chinese massage in Austin is to provide deep tissue treatment and rejuvenate the body. It applies the theories of the five elements, fluid-blood-qi, and Yin and Yang all of … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

August 8th, 2017 at 12:55 am

Posted in Acupuncture

The Advantages In Attaining A Certification To Practice Acupressure

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Recently in Taichung, Taiwan, the China Medical University School of Nursing did a double-blind clinical trial on premature infants who were given meridian acupressure massage over a course of 10 days, 15 minutes each day, three times a day. During the procedures, which were administered before the feedings, the premature babies in the study group were given abdominal meridian massage, had their stomachs rubbed, and received other acupressure kneading procedures.

Researchers observed that both the … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

August 1st, 2017 at 7:59 am

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The Importance Of Nutritional Therapy In Chinese Medicine

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One of the foundations of Chinese medicine is Nutritional or Dietary therapy. Chinese medicine has been focusing on foods that have been curing illnesses for thousands of years.

With regard to nutritional therapy, Western medicine and Chinese medicine have at least one major difference. In Western medicine, nutritional therapy is seldom used to treat symptoms but it’s widely used for treating obesity and excess weight problems; in Chinese medicine, it is used to cure lots … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

August 1st, 2017 at 7:57 am

Posted in Acupuncture