As far back as 5000 years ago, the Indians were the first people practicing the art of Acupressure Therapy. Unfortunately, it was not appropriately preserved and went to Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in the form of Acupuncture. This therapy was taken to China from Sri Lanka, and to Japan by … Continue reading
For ages, the rejuvenating, romantic, relaxing, cathartic, emancipating and energizing power of music has touched the emotional aspects of human beings. Physicians in ancient China have established a methodical system that incorporates the power of music into the healing process.
Having been documented 2,300 years ago in The Yellow Emperor’s … Continue reading
The past few decades have seen a steady rise in the popularity of Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM in Jacksonville. Most people have heard about acupuncture and reflexology, but only a few know about a centuries old healing technique known as “gua sha therapy.” Westerners sometimes refer to this … Continue reading
According to a study published in the JAMA (Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine), ear acupuncture or auricular acupuncture can be a viable treatment for sleeping difficulties/insomnia. Researchers who conducted the study collected data from 6 controlled randomized trials, which were all done in Hong Kong or mainland China. One … Continue reading
Auricular acupuncture is the therapeutic stimulation of the outer ear without the use of needles. It’s used for evaluation of a body system and a treatment of the microsystems of the body.
Auricular acupuncture is also known as “ear seeds therapy” since tiny seeds rather than needles, are utilized to … Continue reading
Tai chi is an excellent choice for beginners and for those who haven’t exercised in a long time. However, despite its reputation for being the supreme “gentle workout,” tai chi can cause injury if one doesn’t perform the correct approach. The following are some tips to help you avoid pain … Continue reading
Alternative therapies are more well-liked than ever, and women in particular are now looking for “natural” ways to offset the unpleasant symptoms of menopause. But natural doesn’t necessarily always translate to safe. In fact, scientists have discovered that certain herbs may likely increase the risk of breast cancer in some … Continue reading
Chinese nutritional therapy in Bellmore works on the premise that consuming a more balance diet based on one’s own constitution can resolve an underlying pattern of imbalance. The aim of creating the best nutritional diet is to know that there is no one best diet for every person. Each person’s … Continue reading
Pronounced chee-gong, the ancient Chinese health technique of Qigong was developed from tai-chi. The teachings and forms of this practice were a closely guarded secret until recent times and were only transmitted to one’s own family members. So how does qigong work and what is it all about?
First, we … Continue reading
The medical industry has turned over a new leaf these past few decades. If people were to choose between invasive and allopathic therapies and alternative medicine, why would even one choose the former over the latter that ensures them good health without the unpleasant side effects of allopathic therapies?
Cupping … Continue reading