Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medicine in its own right. It is not western medicine nor is western medicine the same as chinese medicine. This does not mean one is better than the other. It simply means they are two different types of medicines. There is a place for each of them and they can be complimentary to each other. The key to both is to know which one you need at a particular time and respect each modality.
This ancient medicine is now recognized by the world health organization (1979). Through pulse and tongue diagnosis and asking questions, Chinese Medicine Practitioners use Acupuncture and Chinese medicine to help treat a variety of illness and health complaints. The elderly, the young and even babies could benefit from this ancient treatment that the western countries have embraced