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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) includes acupuncture, herbal medicine and other traditional medical practices originating in China, is considered as a complementary or alternative medical system in most of the western countries while remaining as a form of primary care throughout most of Asian countries.

Cupping is an ancient Chinese method of causing local congestion. A partial vacuum is created in cups placed on the skin either by means of heat or suction. This draws up the underlying tissues. When the cup is left in place on the skin for a few minutes, blood stasis is formed and localized healing takes place.

Acupuncture is an ancient form of medicine based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which dates back thousands of years. It has a positive model of good health and function, and is defined as a method of preventing and treating disease, illness, injury or pain by allowing the body to heal naturally and improve its functions.

Chinese herbal medicine is part of an integrated system of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that has an uninterrupted history of development dating back thousands of years in China and other parts of East Asia. The origins of Chinese herbal medicine can be traced back few thousand years which making it the oldest and the most long-standing health care modality to-date.

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