What is Chinese Medicine?

Chinese Medicine is a traditional, holistic medical system developed in Asia over 5000 years ago. It is the oldest continuously practiced medical system in the world. Many different therapeutic modalities fall under the umbrella of Chinese Medicine. Among them are acupuncture, herbal medicine, tui na (Chinese massage), moxibustion (heat therapy), cupping, Qi Gong, and nutritional therapy. Most patients receive acupuncture and herbal medicine, however other complimentary therapies may be utilized for certain conditions.