Traditional Chinese medicine often combines a range of treatments to tackle particular conditions.
At Smile TCM, provided you're willing, you'll be able to take advantage of a variety of modalities chosen specifically for your body and condition, for the optimal efficacy.
Types of Complementary TCM
Tuina / Acupressure
Tuina helps redirect the flow of qi through manipulation of the body, utilizing motion, traction, and stimulation of the acupressure points.
It's a may be applied as a therapy in itself or in conjunction with acupuncture.
Guasha / Scraping
An ancient TCM practice, scraping involves running an instrument across the skin for pain relief.
With the ability to induce anti-inflammatory and immunological properties, guasha is a good remedy for particular conditions.
Cupping therapy utilizes cups and heat to create a vacuum against the surface of the skin, drawing blood to the surface and helping to redistribute blood flow.
It's often used in combination with acupuncture for treatment of a variety of conditions.
Jiu / Moxibustion
Moxa is traditionally used within TCM to warm the meridian points in order to stimulate circulation and induce a smoother flow of blood and qi.
Applied skillfully, moxibustion is healing, safe and free from pain.
Many of our patients claim back fees on their health insurance plans.
If you have cover for Traditional Chinese Medicine or Acupuncture, we can issue you a receipt with a diagnosis that you can use to claim for reimbursement.
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