Health Maintenance: The 8 Limbs of TCM

The 8 Limbs of TCM - Hoku Integrated Healthcare in Westshore Colwood, Victoria BC

Having evolved over several thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the oldest continuously practiced, and recognized medical systems in the world. Acupuncture, a part of TCM is used to safely and effectively prevent and treat disease, relieve pain, balance mental-emotional disorders, enhance physical performance, increase fertility in both women and men, aid in the menopausal transition, and improve overall health and wellness. It is evidence based and backed by the World Health Association.

Acupuncture is a safe, effective, chemical-free way to
promote your body's self-healing abilities.


Modern research has shown that acupuncture is a safe, effective, chemical-free way to promote your body's remarkable self-healing abilities. Most patients find the sensations produced by acupuncture after gentle needle insertion to be deeply relaxing both mentally and physically. Now we can help both ourselves and our planet heal with this nature-supporting medicine. In Taoist Philosophy, Man is in the centre of Heaven and Earth; all are interconnected. If there is a ripple on one level, the Universe is affected. Helping regain our health, naturally, is the start of healing heal the world around us. 

The 8 Limbs of TCM

The body of TCM is preventative, looking at, in order of importance:

  1. Mind and Spirit: meditation and other techniques
  2. Body: exercise such as Yoga, Tai Qi, Walking, etc
  3. Diet: Eating according to your (diagnosed) Chinese Medical "Pattern"
  4. Feng Shui, or having a harmonious environment around you
  5. Astrology, or having guidance as to your strengths and weaknesses
  6. Tui Na, or massage, when there is muscle tension

The rest of TCM is treatment:

7. Acupuncture
8. Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

In the Modern World we can add:
9. Supplements
10. Pharmaceuticals
11. Surgery

How Hoku helps you with:

Natural Pain Relief

Emotional Wellness

Women's Health

Decrease Your Medications

The 8 Limbs of TCM - Hoku Integrated Healthcare in Westshore Colwood, Victoria BC

 

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Acupuncture For Pain Relief & Peace of Mind

Angela Berscheid RPharm, RAc, JSDP, trusted healthcare provider of 29 years. Make an Appointment Now By Email: angela@hokuhealth.com or call     250-715-7900 

Angela Berscheid offers Acupuncture in Westshore Colwood, Victoria BC

Hoku Integrated Healthcare offers safe, effective Acupuncture in Westshore Colwood, Victoria BC

The 8 Limbs of TCM - Hoku Integrated Healthcare in Westshore Colwood, Victoria BC