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Complementary TCM

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.

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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.

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Cupping Therapy

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.

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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.

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Insurance Claims

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.



Lie back and relax in a comfortable setting that'll put you in the perfect mood for treatment.

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