5 Facts About Traditional Chinese Medicine You Should Know

5 Facts About Traditional Chinese Medicine You Should Know

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been around for thousands of years and consists of various practices—acupuncture, herbs, etc. While you may have heard of acupuncture, there are probably a few fun facts about Chinese medicine you didn’t know. Chinese Medicine Has Been Used for Over 2,100 Years Before Western medicine made its way to China, ... Read More
 
2 Tips to Make the Effects of Acupuncture Last

2 Tips to Make the Effects of Acupuncture Last

There are many benefits that you will notice when exiting an acupuncture practice Bethesda, one of the most common being a sense of well-being and pain relief. As with most other holistic treatments, acupuncture therapy can leave patients feeling great immediately following treatment, only to have symptoms return a day or two later. This is ... Read More
 
Chinese Herbal Medicine Vs. Western Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine Vs. Western Medicine

Those of us who have lived our entire lives in a Western nation are pretty familiar with Western medicine. Western medicine is a relatively new phenomenon that is based on the idea of hypothetical deduction. Whereas, traditional Chinese medicine and other Eastern medicine practices follow the inductive method. One of the biggest differences between the ... Read More
 
FAQs About Acupuncture

FAQs About Acupuncture

The practice of acupuncture has been around for centuries, stemming from traditional Chinese medicine practices. It has evolved from the idea of qi, also known as energy. Qi is the persistent exploration of the parallels between the rhythmic movements of nature and how similar states (in and out of balance) are manifested in all aspects ... Read More
 
5 Ways Acupuncture Can Improve Your Workout

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Improve Your Workout

Whether you are hitting the local gym, running a marathon, or participating on a sports team, your body is exposed to muscle and joint stress, fatigue, and even injury. Thankfully, there are treatments available that do not require pain medication to treat pain as a result of living an active lifestyle. These treatments include massage ... Read More
 

6 Stages of Change: Taking Control of Your Life One Step at a Time

Making important changes in our lives can sometimes be more difficult than we think. To make lasting changes occur, we need to see the steps it takes to get to the goal, not just the single decision to act. Making a choice to try acupuncture therapy, manual therapy or other forms of therapy isn’t a ... Read More
 
The Wonderful Art of Acupuncture

The Wonderful Art of Acupuncture

There was a time when acupuncture therapy was something that very few people had any knowledge of and most had little desire to learn more about the seemingly mysterious service. Now acupuncture has moved into mainstream medicine, and its benefits have become a topic of regular conversation.  There have been numerous studies undertaken to validate ... Read More
 
The Physical and Mental Health Benefits of Daily Meditation

The Physical and Mental Health Benefits of Daily Meditation

Those who have been practicing meditation as a part of their daily Chinese medicine ritual, are already aware of the various health benefits that come along with the practice. Aside from the known benefits of reducing stress, fostering clearing thinking and increasing the capacity for empathy and compassion, there are additional health benefits. The benefits ... Read More
 
6 Common Practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine

6 Common Practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Within the realm of traditional Chinese medicine, commonly referred to as TCM, there are various methods and practices that practitioners use for treatment. These various methods of Chinese medicine Reston are used to assist patients and individuals to achieve and maintain health. This can include receiving treatment for chronic pain, stress, diet, yin and yang ... Read More
 
3 Health Benefits of Regular Qigong Practice

3 Health Benefits of Regular Qigong Practice

Individuals who participate in regular Qigong practice can tell you that there are numerous benefits that come from regular practice. Those who are unfamiliar with Qigong Reston are also not going to be familiar with the health benefits. Below we discuss a few of the health benefits that are a result of Qigong, and how ... Read More