Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture
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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an ancient and still very vital holistic system of health and healing, based on the notion of harmony and balance, and employing the ideas of moderation and prevention.
TCM is a complete system of health care with its own unique theories of anatomy, health, and treatment. It emphasizes diet and prevention using acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage (tui-na), and exercise (qi-gong). TCM also focuses on stimulating the body’s natural curative powers.
What we offer
- Acupuncture therapy
- Cupping therapy (cupping; cupping massage)
- Wet Cupping
- Moxibustion therapy
- Herbal medicine suggestion
- Tui-na therapy
We combine all the techniques and create a unique care plan to help you restore and take charge of your health.
Types of Patients
- Digestive Problems (Constipation, Diarrheal, Indigestion)
- Gynaecologic (Premenstrual Symptom, Menopausal Symptom, Infertility)
- Respiratory (Asthma, Bronchitis, Common Cold, Sinusitis)
- Miscellaneous (BP regulation, Chronic Fatigue, Immune System Toning, Stress Reduction)
- Eye & ENT (Poor Vision, Toothache, Pain in TMJ, Tinnitus, Sore Throat, Dizziness)
- Musculoskeletal (Arthritis, Neck/Back Pain, Muscle cramping, Sprains, Stiff Neck, Bell’s palsy)
- Neurological (Headaches /Migraine, Parkinson, Post Surgery Pain, Stroke)
- Emotional (Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Nervousness
Chinese Medicine tracks down the root cause of your health issues rather than treating the symptoms. By identifying key areas to watch carefully, you can begin to improve your health and body from the inside out.
Acupuncture is a technique in which practitioners stimulate specific points on the body—most often by inserting thin needles through the skin. It is one of the practices used in Traditional Chinese medicine.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of traditional Chinese medicine. Through acupuncture points on the body surface of local irritation, use of the meridian conduction function and purpose of two-way adjustment, strengthening the body, the body get rids of evil, to pass blood flow, dredging channels to reach pathogenic fitness.
Cupping helps the tissue develop new blood flow and causes anti-inflammatory chemicals in the body. Some of the purposes people use cupping is to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep tissue massage.
Hijama (Arabic: حجامة lit. “Sucking”) is the Arabic term for wet cupping, where blood is drawn by vacuum from a small skin incision for therapeutic purposes.
It is also a very effective therapy in promoting blood circulation, boosting immunity, rebalancing body hormones and energy. It is the best therapy for general health and wellbeing for those individuals. It involves superficial scratches on the skin to help release pathogens and toxins, rendering this therapy is the best and fastest detox known to man. The Islamic prophet Muhammad said, “Indeed the best of remedies you have is hijama, and if there was something excellent to be used as a remedy then it is hijama.”
(It is recommended that wet cupping (hijama) is only administered by a licensed practitioner)
Wet Cupping can only be carried out in Bahrain by a fully licensed Practitioner, who has been approved to practice by the Bahrain National Health and Regulatory Authority (NHRA)
Moxibustion (Chinese: 灸; pinyin: jiǔ) is a Traditional Chinese Medicine therapy which consists of burning dried mugwort (moxa) on particular point on the body. The purpose of moxibustion, as with most forms of Traditional Chinese medicine, is to strengthen the blood, stimulate the flow of qi, and maintain general health.