Equilibrium Clinic
Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture

Treatments

The principle of Tradition Chinese Medicine is strike for the balance of Yin and Yang in every part of body and mental, and adequate of Qi (life energy) smoothly flowing, that is what we define as health. Of course, this is an ideal case. We will affect by internal or external reason to upset the balance. The Chinese Medicine treatments shown as below are the ways we used to bring back the balance. 

There is a theory of Tradition Chinese Medicine is "the outer reflects the inner". This will shown in our consultation and examination in a unique way. We will consult also the medical history and the status of other part of body, through the holistic approach to identify the root cause of the imbalance.

Treatment will be prescribed according the diagnosis for individual. The prescription will be review and modified through out the treatment progress.

Chinese Herbal Medicine

It is well explained by the name. It is using herbal as medicine guiding by the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Chinese herbal medicine are using the root, bark, stem, leave, flower, fruit or seed, sometimes using the whole plant. It's mainly come from nature, and seldom have side-effects.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is operated as inserting a extremely fine needle into skin at trigger points on various locations of body, by promoting the flow of energy and blood to treat a wide range of conditions. 

It may sounds horrible for inserting a needle, but it will only cause a little to no discomfort. 

Acupuncture is commonly used on pain conditions, but also have a significant effect using in relieving stress and other internal condition. 

A course of acupuncture usually have a more long lasting 


Moxibustion

Moxibustion is a heat therapy by burning moxa near the body's meridians or acupoints, to produce a very penetrating heat. The heat generated can help to stimulate smooth circulation of blood and energy, to clear stagnation and to against cold and dampness in the body, so to help in a variety of health conditions.

Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is placing cup-shaped devices on the skin of various parts of body to create suction. It is used to increase blood and energy flow, to clear stagnation and to reduce pain, in order to relieve a diverse conditions. 

The cup-shaped devices can be made of bamboo, ceramic, glass or silicone. 

Gua Sha

Gua Sha therapy is using a smooth-edged instrument to repeat scrapping the surface of skin of the acupoint or meridian, in order to increase blood flow conditions. Nowadays, Gua Sha can also use as facial massage.

Tui Na Therapy

(aka Acupressure, Chinese Style Massage)

Tui Na Therapy, Chinese style massage is performed by using hand applying Tui Na technic on the specific acupoints of the body. It can boosts blood and energy circulation, clear stagnation and reduce pain. It us usually used for musculoskeletal conditions.

Dietary/Lifestyle Advance 

According to health condition, we will advice the corresponding diet and lifestyle. If constantly follow the proper lifestyle and diet, may help in self-healing, especially for chronic conditions. 

For example, some musculoskeletal disorder can relieve by doing some stretching or exercises, meditation can help relax from stress and anxiety, eating less fried food can make acne better, etc. It is obviously that it won't help for doing one time, but keep doing and will have disease prevention and self-healing effect.

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