What Is TCM Acupuncture?

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a holistic system of health care that originated in China over 3000 years ago. The main focus of TCM is to ensure the free-flowing movement of Qi (pronounced “chee”) in the body, to maintain health and promote healing from illness or pain. This type of medicine incorporates acupuncture, tui na massage, cupping, moxibustion, gua sha, herbal medicine, nutrition and other tools in a TCM appointment.

TCM Acupuncture involves the insertion of ultra-fine needles into the skin at specific acupuncture points along meridians or channels to help rebalance the body. TCM Acupuncture can be used to treat a broad spectrum of conditions beyond pain, to include the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

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Some conditions that TCM Acupuncture is commonly used to treat include:

  • Women’s Health – fertility, pregnancy, pre & post-natal care, endometriosis, PMS, menopause etc.
  • Mental Health – anxiety, stress, depression, addictions, insomnia etc.
  • Circulatory Disorders – heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke etc.
  • Respiratory Disorders – asthma, colds & flu’s, bronchitis etc.
  • Digestive Disorders – crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux etc.
  • Immune Disorders – allergies, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia etc.
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders – motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, arthritis, muscle aches & pains etc.

At Peak Health & Performance, Kendra Heck is our Registered Acupuncturist. If you have extended health care coverage for acupuncture services, we are able to direct bill your acupuncture appointments for you!

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