What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?


Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a system of primary health care that includes acupunctureChinese herbal medicineremedial massage (tui na), exercise and breathing therapy (such as qigong), and diet and lifestyle advice. In Australia, the most popular forms of TCM health care are acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

Traditional Chinese Medicine has an uninterrupted history of development in China and other parts of East Asia dating back thousands of years. The primary feature of modern TCM is the premise that good health relies on the restoration and maintenance of harmony, balance and order to the individual.

TCM takes a holistic approach to understanding normal function and disease processes and focuses as much on the prevention of illness as it does on the treatment.

Our acupuncture and TCM practitioners here at MyCare Health Professionals are experienced in treating the following conditions:

  • Digestive issues
  • Stress related conditions
  • Energy/fatigue problems
  • Gynaecological problems
  • Smoking/gambling addiction
  • Headaches
  • Muscle tension
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Injury recovery/rehabilitation
  • All pain conditions
  • Fertitlity issues and antenatal care