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The Five Different Techniques Of Chinese Massage Therapy

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners in Jacksonville apply Chinese Massage Therapy, a general term for all tissue manipulation methods to loosen muscle tension and relieve muscular aches and pain. This specific component of TCM is made up of five popular techniques that include manipulation of organ systems and internal and of inner fascia, nerves, joints, tendons, muscles, and external skin.

Chinese massage therapy has been practiced for thousands of years as a preventive as … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

November 28th, 2017 at 3:20 am

Yao Shan and The Healing Tradition Known As Chinese Nutritional Therapy

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An extremely important part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in Bellingham is the ancient healing tradition known as Chinese nutritional therapy. It nourishes and restores the body, helps promote healing, and maintains the general well-being of a person.

In the Chinese language, Chinese Food Therapy is known as Yao Shan. Some folks refer to it as Food as Medicine.

Being part of TCM, Yao Shan has gradually evolved through a long history of exploring numerous … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

November 28th, 2017 at 3:09 am

Studies Reveal Moxibustion-Acupuncture’s Effectiveness In Treating Cervical Spondylosis

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As an alternative therapy, acupuncture has long been quite a popular way to relieve neck pain; on the other hand, moxibustion acupuncture may be a new and a bit scary for even acupuncture enthusiasts. Some people may seem that the thought of setting fire to a substance (moxa) at the top end of an acupuncture needle may seem like a step too far, so why is this multi-millennia old technique still practiced? More importantly, can … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

November 21st, 2017 at 6:04 am

Learn Acupressure Techniques To Relieve Ailments And Promote Wellbeing To Other People

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Learning acupressure techniques in Tarzana that can provide you and other people a great massage to advance wellbeing and peace and to alleviate tension headaches is not really difficult to do.

Developed in Asia more than 4,500 years ago, acupressure is a very old art of healing that uses thumb, fingers, elbow, or hand to apply pressure on certain areas of the surface of the skin to accelerate healing in the body. Acupressure follows the … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

November 21st, 2017 at 5:40 am

The Efficacy Of Ear Acupuncture In Weight Loss

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Losing weight through ear acupuncture has actually been practiced for hundreds of years even if the thought of sticking needles into different parts of the outer ear sounds bizarre or strange.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the ear is a micro-system with pressure points that are associated with some vital organs in the body. Once needles are stuck into these points, appetite can be restrained and a person’s overeating and food binging can be prevented … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

November 14th, 2017 at 4:59 pm

The Difference Between Ear Acupuncture And Auriculotherapy

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In 1956, French doctor Dr. Paul Nogier’s original work gave the world with what is now known as auriculotherapy. This treatment is different from ear acupuncture as ear acupuncture entails the insertion of needles inserted into a fixed group of acupuncture points while auriculotherapy neither uses needles nor does it use fixed acupuncture points. Points used in auriculotherapy are generated by enervation of three cervical ganglia and four cranial nerves. They are not acupuncture points.… Continue reading

Written by Valerie

November 14th, 2017 at 4:56 pm

Study Suggests Combined Acupuncture And Moxibustion Treatment Can Treat Symptoms Of Ankylosing Spondylitis

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A recent clinical study demonstrates acupuncture’s effectiveness in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in Bellmore, a chronic inflammatory form of arthritis. Acupuncture can alleviate the symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis which is a condition affecting the spinal vertebrae and other body areas. It can deform sufferers into a stooped forward position causing reduced flexibility. People with AS may be unable to lift their head upwards to a level position.

Oftentimes, AS affects the intestines, … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

November 7th, 2017 at 4:54 pm

Chinese Nutritional Therapies For The Different Types Of Asthma

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A condition involving a diffused inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, asthma can be initiated by a variety of stimuli, leading to reversible partial or total constriction of the bronchi. Signs and symptoms include wheezing, dyspepsia, coughing, and chest tightness. Asthma diagnosis is established based on the patient’s pulmonary function examinations, physical examination, and medical history. Treatment includes avoiding the triggering factors and drugs, usually with the use of inhaled corticosteroids and nasal β2-adrenergic receptor … Continue reading

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November 7th, 2017 at 4:49 pm