Erika Lessey Chen
M.S., L.Ac, Dipl. Ac, C.M.T.

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Acupuncture, Herbology, and Massage

 Traditional Chinese Medicine
(TCM) is a comprehensive system of medicine based on the concept of Qi—or vital energy—that flows throughout the body. Qi (pronounced chee), regulates a person’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and is influenced by opposing forces of yin and yang—negative and positive energy.

When Qi flow is healthy, organs and bodily systems work together in harmony. Disease is believed to result from the flow of Qi being disrupted or yin and yang becoming imbalanced. Among the modalities used in TCM to improve the flow of Qi are acupuncture, massage, herbal and nutritional therapy, cupping, moxibustion, and meditation.

Chinese medicine has been developed by over 2,000 years of experience and is one of the most widely used medicines in the world. It is also effective as a complement to western medical treatment.

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