A first visit to a TCM practitioner starts with a pulse diagnosis and symptom(s) differentiation. Then they will present the patient with a treatment plan.
Depending on their expertise and experience, they may combine one or more of the treatments below to help a patient.
To understand how we may help with individual ailments, please refer to our list of ailments for further information.
Cupping therapy detoxifies, relaxes the body and improves natural health. It helps to ease local congestion and toxins, unblocking lymph nodes along the spine, which in turn helps the body to work more efficiently.
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese therapy focusing on acupoints to stimulate the flow of Qi (or energy) through the body’s meridians to re-open the Qi pathway, increasing energy flow to internal organs to enhance the body’s own healing power.
Chinese herbal medicine, one of the oldest and most comprehensive herbal systems in the world, is continually developing and adapting to the needs of patients over the centuries and is backed up by research into every aspect of its use.
Electro acupressure is a non-invasive form of acupressure that uses mini electrical impulses to target acu-points in the meridian network (as posited by Chinese medicine) to unblock the pathways and heal a large number of aches and pains in the back, pelvic, and limb area.
Facial acupuncture, or cosmetic acupuncture, is an effective, non-surgical, treatment to reduce the signs of ageing. The use of acupuncture increases the local circulation and stimulate collagen production to give a glowing, radiant, younger complexion.
Moxibustion is a form of heat therapy that warms the skin and invigorates the flow of qi or vitality in the body and dispel certain pathogenic influences by stimulating blood and lymph circulation.
Ear candling is the rediscovery of an ancient tradition for the treatment and prevention of ear problems. Candles are made of natural waxed cloth; helping to remove the wax plug from the ear while re-balancing the pressure in the ear.