Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a long history of practice, more than 5000+ years of refinement and growth - this leads to TCM accumulating centuries of health and healing wisdom and experience.
TCM has its own unique strengths and advantages in treating various diseases and conditions.
Here are some of the treatments that our TCM physician provides:
There are several groups and categories of Phoenix Rehab TCM Service Care, and they are TCM assessments and treatments of (please click on each link for more information):
Adults Health TCM
Adults medical, neurological (nerve), respiratory (lungs & breathing), gastrointestinal (stomach and gut), urological (bladder), opthalmological (eye), dermatological (skin) and endocrine (hormone) health
Women's Health TCM
TCM has very specific and distinct advantages in treating gynecological disorders - our TCM physician will assess and factor in disease and syndromes and differential diagnoses before customizing women's health treatment to the individual women for constitution, uterine, ovarian, pelvis, fertility etc.
Orthopedics & Sports TCM
There are two kinds of treatment here, which are either acute (new injuries) or chronic injuries (conditions) - these cover damage or pain in dermal (skin), musculoskeletal (muscle, bone, tendon, joint, ligament), vascular (vein and arteries), visceral and meridional injuries, be it due to by external forces, such as slip and fall, sport injury, etc.
Weight Management TCM
The advantage of choosing TCM for weight management is personalized care plan. The treatments allow the body to restore homeostasis, metabolize excessive fat, remove edema, and restore health. It can be done with a combination of herbal medicine, acupuncture, TuiNa, and ear acupuncture.
Pain Management TCM
Pain is one of the most common complaints of our patients - most of the time, pain is a natural phenomenon which has a good function, which is to protect and warn us from aggravation. Pain signals danger and alerts
us that something needs to be done immediately to avoid damage.
Pain is a subjective first-person experience and everybody’s perception and tolerance to pain is different.
However, acute or chronic pain can all have many negative consequences. It affects sleep quality, emotional health, libido and overall quality of life. Most chronic pain worsens over time, and eventually weighs on the body, not to mention all the medical expenses and reduction in productivity and may even lead to depression.
Yellow Emperor’s Inner Cannon states that the best physician provides preventive care; the mediocre catches illness at its start; the worse treats diseases. TCM emphasizes preventive care and strives to facilitate one’s optimal health.
Not only does it take the whole person into consideration, it also analyzes many other environmental and social factors, such as weather, emotion and sleep-wake cycle
Three subcategories of preventative Aftercare TCM include:
Please click on each link for more information.
More and more individuals including parents are exploring and embraing
TCM as a complement to the usual conventional Western medicine. The main
reason why is because of TCM's holistic nature, which emphasises a lot
on total wellness, which includes mind and body healing; as well as
TCM's aim to prevent disease, increase immunity and improve quality of
What's more TCM is natural with minimal side effects, plus it aims to treat the root causes of disease, conditions and discomfort. Our TCM physician is bilingual (speaks English, Mandarin as well as dialects).
We pay particular attention to details, even twins may not necessarily get the same type of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatments or herbs or dosages - because everyone's body, constitution etc is different at different stages of disease, age and life.
That being said, TCM isn't always the answer, especially with acute conditions such as high fever, vomiting, convulsions, fractures - these kinds of acute issues need to be quickly treated at hospitals.
As TCM becomes more and more widely accepted as a form of treatment in the world, authorities are taking steps to regulate TCM practitioners - this is good because this provides a layer of safety and starting point as to who patients can choose to trust with their health and wellness.
Our TCM physicians are regulated and licensed by Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board (TCMB) which is a branch managed by Ministry of Health.
Of course good lifestyle and nutritional habits need to be practiced consistently, and this includes getting enough sleep, having moderate exposure to cold weather to improve natural resistance, getting moderate sun exposure to improve yang qi, eating nutritious food and eating less of non-nutritional food - all of which work together with regular TCM treatments and management for building layers and layers of natural health protection.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM; simplified Chinese: 中医; traditional Chinese: 中醫; pinyin: zhōng yī; literally “Chinese medicine”) is a broad range of medicine practices sharing common concepts which have been developed in China and are based on a tradition of more than 2,000 years, including
The doctrines of Chinese medicine are rooted in books such as the
Yellow Emperor’s Inner Canon and the Treatise on Cold Damage, as well as
in cosmological notions like yin-yang and the five phases. Starting in
the 1950s, these precepts were standardized in the People’s Republic of
China, including attempts to integrate them with modern notions of
anatomy and pathology.
Read more on TCM traditional Chinese medicine treatments, growth and history here.