Naria D. Chi, L.Ac, MSTOM Traditional Oriental Medicine
Traditional Oriental/Chinese medicine (or TCM) is a holistic, comprehensive system of health care that includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, body work, nutrition and other treatment modalities combined to meet the unique needs of each individual.
TCM is an ancient healing art and medical science that focuses on the interaction of body, mind and spirit to help restore the client's sense of balance and wellness. This interdependence of body, mind, and spirit is important within traditional chinese medicine, with treatment focused on each person as a whole. the goal of the treatment is to restore balance, allowing the body, mind and spirit to heal, and thus to resolve symptoms and restore good health. In addition to treating specific conditions and symptoms, traditional chinese medicine has a strong focus on prevention and is beneficial in the maintenance of good health despite the many demands and challenges of a busy urban lifestyle.