Conditions

Addiction Rehabilitation

Chinese Medicine Perspective

Acupuncture: It can restore the inner balance by stimulating specific points on the body. A well balanced meridian system can help addicts to curb cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Chinese herbal medicine: It can help detoxifications and rebuild the harmonized relationships between different organs.

Auricular (Ear) acupuncture: The macrocosm of the full body’s meridians can be represented in the microcosm of the ear. Therefore, the stimulation of certain points on the ear can achieve the result of stimulating the Qi of whole body.

Chinese Medicine including acupuncture and Chinese herbs endeavor to produce calm and alert feeling, reduce withdrawal symptoms and decrease future cravings.

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  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Addiction
  • Food abuse
  • Gaming Addiction
  • Overweight
  • Smoking
Cardiovascular Conditions

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Heart is central to this condition, but Liver, Spleen, Kidneys, Lungs, Stomach also play a prominent role.
  • Lung Qi and Heart Qi are the power to push blood through the blood vessels. If they are weak, there will be blood stagnation.
  • The stomach also affects the Heart and blood circulation. The contraction and dilation of vessels are affected by stomach Qi. By treating stomach, we can support the heart and invigorate blood circulation.
  • Heart Yang deficiency causes poor circulation with the symptoms of cold limbs, pale complexion.
  • Spleen deficiency causes phlegm obstruction with the symptoms of chest tightness, swelling.
  • Liver qi stagnation causes blood stasis with the symptoms of chest pain, blood clots.
  • Kidney can nourish and control heart. Ageing can decrease kidney function and further causes cardiovascular conditions.
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  • Atherosclerosis
  • Blood clots
  • Chest pains
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Difficult breathing
  • Fainting
  • Heart attack
  • High blood pressure
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Low blood pressure
  • Palpitations
  • Phlebitis
  • Stroke
  • Swelling hands and feet
Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, Tongue, Mouth

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Liver channel opens its orifice at Eyes. The eyes reflect the state of the mind, Spirit and essence. Many eye conditions can be treated through liver.
  • Kidney channel opens its orifice at Ears. Ear conditions such as Tinnitus, Meniere’s disease, vertigo, deafness often can be treated through kidney.
  • Lung channel opens its orifices at Nose. Repeated invasions of external wind impair the diffusing and descending of Lung qi. Nasal conditions such as sinusitis, rhinitis often can be treated through lung.
  • Heart channel opens its orifice at tongue. Too much heart fire caused from stress, anxiety and over thinking can lead to tongue ulcer.
  • Spleen channel opens its orifice at mouth. Spleen deficiency can cause immune system impaired with the symptoms of mouth ulcer, low grade fever, insomnia, loose stools, poor appetite, etc.
  • Throat is the gate of lung and stomach; it is closely relevant to Kidney. Exterior pathogenic invasion can cause sore throat. But sore throat also can be the signal of kidney problems.

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  • Abnormal Tongue coating
  • Blurred vision
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness
  • Deviated Tongue
  • Grinding teeth
  • Gun swelling and pain
  • Hay fever or allergies
  • Meniere’s
  • Middle Ear Infection
  • Mouth ulcer
  • Nasal stuffiness
  • Nose bleeding
  • Plum Pit Syndrome
  • Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Snoring
  • Tearing
  • Thirsty
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue ulcers
  • Vertigo
Fertility and Pregnancy

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • The Kidney Qi from mother and father accounts for a successful pregnancy. The parents Qi will decide a healthy conception and the quality of child’s constitution.
  • Sufficient health care should be given to parents who are planning to have a child. This care includes finding and treating some underling health problems such as ovulation disorder, low sperm count, poor sperm health, blocked fallopian tubes, endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), poor egg health, anti-sperm antibodies, etc. It also includes general Qi and blood boosting, creating a balance and harmony body, diet and lifestyle guidance, etc.
  • Chinese medicine may improve the IVF results by its special approach to infertility.
  • During pregnancy, rebalance of Qi, Blood, Jing, Ye, Organs of mother are crucial to improve perinatal outcomes.
  • For a smooth and natural labor, acupuncture can help by stimulating Qi and blood.
  • Postnatal care is very important to the mother. Tonifying Qi and blood should be given to avoid some common postnatal problems such as constipation, fever, depression, hair lose, lactation deficiency, low back pain. It is also a good chance to treat some chronic conditions existed prior to pregnancy.

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  • Antenatal or postnatal Depression

  • Blocked fallopian tubes
  • Breech Birth
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Gestational diabetics
  • Infertility
  • IVF support
  • Lactation deficiency
  • Low back pain in pregnancy
  • Low sperm count
  • Miscarriage
  • Morning sickness
  • Overdue labour
  • Ovulation disorder
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Poor sperm or egg heath
  • Postnatal hair lose
  • Premature labour
Gastro-intestinal Conditions

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • The healthy gastro-intestinal function depends on the qi ascending of spleen and the qi descending of stomach.
  • External pathogenic factors such as damp weather can block spleen qi ascending thereafter cause the failure of stomach qi descending, then cause vomiting, diarrhoea, bad breath, etc.
  • Internal pathogenic factors such as over eating or starving can do the same damage.
  • Unhealthy lifestyle such as stress can cause liver qi stagnation which will overact on spleen with the consequence of dysfunction of spleen and stomach. The common symptoms include belching, hiccup, nausea or vomiting.
  • Heart fire can enter into small intestine and contribute to Crohn’s disease.
  • Lung and large intestine has a close relationship. Constipation is never just the problem of intestine.
  • Spleen is the source for Qi and blood production which are the power for defence and repair. Spleen deficiency accounts for many conditions such as chronic fatigue, digestive ulcer, diarrhoea, IBS, etc.
  • Spleen is the centre of the relationship of five important organs (Heart, Liver, Spleen, Lung, Kidney), therefore, could be the etiologic factor to the problems of other organs. Vice verse, other organ problems can cause gastro-intestinal conditions via spleen.
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  • Acid Regurgitation
  • Bad breath
  • Belching
  • Bloating
  • Blood in stools/black stools
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diarrhoea
  • Digestive Ulcers
  • Epigastric pain
  • Gas
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Heart burn
  • IBS, Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Poor Appetite
  • Rectal Pain
  • Tummy pain or cramps
  • Vomiting
Genitor – urinary Conditions

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Kidney is the central organ for genitor-urinary conditions. Urine reflects kidney function.
  • Urinary bladder together with kidney is the key organ for body fluid transformation.
  • The body fluid controlled by Lung, spleen, kidney is the foundation of heath and the key to solve many health issues.
  • Liver meridian goes through genital area and is relevant to the conditions in this area.
  • Prostate problem can be treated through regulating kidney, spleen, and lung.
  • Urinary tract infection is not just the problem of infection. It is to do with the axis of Heart-Spleen-Kidney.
  • Sexual transmitted infections should be treated holistically with the focus to destroy the living environment of pathogens.
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  • Blood in urine
  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Cystitis
  • Enuresis
  • Frequent urination
  • Genital herpes
  • Genital warts
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney infection
  • Pain on urination
  • Prostatitis, enlarged prostate, prostate cancer
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Thrush
  • Unable to hold urine
  • Urgency in urinate
  • Urinary retention
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Urethritis
Liver & Gall Bladder

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Liver rises and regulates qi and has close relationship with kidney.
  • Liver stores blood and supports heart.
  • Liver malfunction can be noticed through eyes, tendons, nails, sleeping, emotion, digestion, menstruation, sexuality, etc.
  • Gall bladder helps liver to regulate qi. It involves decision making, emotional activities, and sleeping patterns.
  • Gall bladder malfunction can be noticed through pain under the ribs, headache, jaundice, hesitation, lacking passion, timid, dreamful sleeping, etc.
  • Liver and gall bladder are the pivotal organs to regulate Yin and Yang. Many health issues should look at the dysfunction of liver and gall bladder.
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  • Alcohol caused liver disease
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Fatty liver
  • Gall Stones
  • Hepatitis A, B, C
  • Inflamed gallbladder
  • Iron overload
  • Jaundice
Men’s Health

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Kidney is the centre for men’s health
  • Erectile function involves kidney, liver, blood, Qi and can be affected by many factors such as age, sexual activities, diet, emotion, physical actives, lifestyle, etc.
  • Prostate problems can be treated through regulating kidney, spleen, and lung.
  • Sexual transmitted infections should be treated holistically with the focus to destroy the living environment of pathogens.
  • Man has ‘male menopause’ which happens due to the out of order of Kidney Yin and Yang. This imbalance can be adjusted by acupuncture and Chinese herbs.

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  • Enlarged prostate
  • Excessive sex drive
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Genital lesion or discharge
  • Impotence
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Lumps in testicles
  • Male menopause
  • Pain or itch genitalia
  • Penis abnormal erection
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Weak urinary stream
Muscular-Skeletal Conditions

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Spleen controls muscle, liver controls tendon, and kidney controls bone.
  • Muscular-skeletal conditions are not just the physical problems; it has much to do with the changing of Qi, Blood, Jing, Ye.
  • The theories of Meridian and pattern differentiation provide a precise diagnosis and treatment for this type of problems.
  • Many autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, systemic lupus can be supported through regulating Qi, Blood, Jing, Ye.
  • Most of these types of conditions need the combination treatment of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for the best possible outcomes.
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  • Back pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cold knee
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Gout
  • Joint pain
  • Knee pain
  • Muscle spasm, twitching or cramps
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatic pain
  • Stiff neck
  • Tendinitis
  • Tennis or golf elbow
Pain Management

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Pain comes from the abnormal flow of qi and blood.
  • By understanding of the network of qi, blood, organs and channels, pain can be used for diagnosis and can be relieved once the causes are specified and treated.
  • Acupuncture relives pain by activating the qi and blood flow in the network.
  • Chinese herbal medicine has abundant strategies to treat the causes as well as the pain.

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  • Abdominal Pain
  • Ankle and Foot Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Cramping
  • Degenerative disc
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Headaches
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Peripheral Neuralgia
  • Post Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Sciatica
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Whiplash
Psychological and Emotional Conditions

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Psychological and emotional activities are closely relevant to Mind (Shen), Ethereal Soul (Hun), Corporeal Soul (Po), Intellect (Yi) and will Power (Zhi)
  • Heart stores Shen, Liver stores Hun, Lung stores Po, Spleen stores Yi, Kidney stores Zhi
  • By regulating the Yin Yang balance of Heart, Liver, Lung, Spleen and kidney, Chinese medicine can support the treatment of many psychological and emotional conditions.
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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Dreamful sleep
  • Fretfulness
  • Loss on interest in talking
  • Mania
  • Nightmares
  • Irritability
  • Stress
Respiratory Conditions

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Lung is in charge of wei qi (protective qi) which is the first layer of defence of body and closely relevant to skin. External pathogenic factors often attack this layer and show up respiratory and skin conditions.
  • Lung is just like a water tank to heart. It cools down the heart fire and descends energy to kidney. Many asthma patients have impaired relationship of lung and kidney.
  • Lung has relationship with large intestine and is the pushing power for transporting and discarding waster materials. Constipation can be treated through regulating lung function.
  • Lung has its opening in the nose and connects with the throat. Many ENT conditions can find the answer from lungs.
  • Heat, phlegm, qi disturbance are the major pathologic conditions for this system which needs a holistic approach for treatment.

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  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Cough
  • Common cold
  • Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Frequent cold and flu
  • Short of Breath
  • Pneumonia
  • Production of phlegm
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
Skin Problems

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Almost all the skin conditions are relevant to the internal disorders, such as the disorders of lungs, spleen, liver, gall bladder, heart, stomach, and kidney.
  • External pathological factors such as wind, cold, heat, damp and dry are often the triggers of the conditions.
  • Lifestyle such as stress, over indulgence, pressure, shock, diet habit plays important role in this condition.
  • The treatment should be holistic, which is treating not only the skin but also the internal organs while lifestyle and dietary advice should be given.

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  • Acne
  • Cold Sore
  • Candida
  • Carbuncle
  • Eczema
  • Herpes
  • Hives
  • Hypohidrosis
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lupus
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Shingles
  • Ulcer
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts
Women’s Health

Chinese Medicine Perspective

  • Menstruation is the centre of women’s health and is closely relevant to the functions of heart, kidney, liver and spleen. Many women’s condition manifests in menstrual disorder, therefore, don’t ignore any abnormal menstruation such as short or long period, blood clotting, dark colour, period pain.
  • Constitutional weakness, unhealthy lifestyle and imbalanced diet cause Yin Yang imbalance, qi stagnation, phlegm accumulation and blood stasis which are some fundamental patterns of women’s conditions. From this understanding, Chinese medicine has many varieties of treatment methods to help women’s health.

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  • Abnormal menstrual bleeding
  • Abnormal pap smear
  • Breast tender or lumps
  • Fibroids
  • Frequent urinary tract infection
  • Frequent vaginal infection
  • Genital lesions or discharge
  • Hot flashes
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Low libido
  • Menopausal syndrome
  • Menstrual blood clotting
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pain or itching genitalia
  • Painful menstrual periods
  • PCOS
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Premenstrual syndrome

About Our Services

Chinese Medicine

Chinese Medicine is a unique medical system that has 5000 years of history. By observing the relationship between the universe and human body, under some key Chinese philosophies such as Yin Yang, Five elements and Taoism, it has developed series theories such as Qi, Zang Fu, Meridians, etc. With the guidance of those philosophies and theories, patients will receive pattern differentiation diagnosis and treatments such as acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, tui na, dietary therapy, etc. Nowadays, thanks for the developing of new technology, some types of treatment methods such as electro-acupuncture and TDP therapy have been added in, but all of them are still within the framework of Chinese medicine.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is part of Chinese Medicine with the focus on restoring the balance of Qi within Jin Luo (meridian system). By inserting and manipulating sterilized tiny needles into the acupuncture points, the regulation of Qi movement can be achieved to treat various health conditions that can be ranged from muscular skeletal conditions to systemic disorders such as pain, muscle cramping, stiffness, sports injury, headaches, menstruation disorders, insomnia, etc.
Acupuncture often combines with moxibustion, cupping, tui na (Chinese medical form massage), Chinese herbal medicine to enhance the treatment

Chinese herbal medicine

Chinese herbal medicine has a superb position in the paradigm of Chinese medicine with the art of designing a Chinese herbal formula to target various health problems or maintain general wellbeing. Most medicinal agents used are of plant origin, but some animal and mineral substances may also be used. Strategic designing a formula needs much Chinese medicine knowledge and precise differentiation diagnosis. A skilful practitioner can guide the treatment with various herbal formulas to achieve the best possible outcome.

Moxibustion

Moxibustion is one of the Chinese Medicine therapies. By various forms of burning dried moxa on the acupuncture points, the Qi movement will be stimulated. It can aid in the treatment of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions as well as many other conditions such as dysmenorrhoea, asthma, incontinence, prolapsed rectum, prolapsed vaginal, etc.
It is commonly combined with acupuncture, cupping, Tui Na and Chinese herbal medicine.

Cupping

Cupping is one of the Chinese Medicine treatment methods. By applying cups on acupuncture points, the Qi movement will be stimulated by vacuum suction which can be created either by the heating and subsequent cooling of the air in the cup, or via a mechanical pump. It is very useful for the treatment of tension, blood stagnation, pain or aching, detoxification, etc.
It is commonly combined with acupuncture, moxibustion, tui na (Chinese medical form massage), Chinese herbal medicine.

Tui Na

Tui Na is the Chinese medicine form of manipulative therapy. With the guidance of Chinese medicine, various techniques will be applied to stimulate the Qi movement. It can aid in the treatment of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions as well as many other conditions such as headache, dysmenorrhoea, anxiety, etc.
It is commonly combined with acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping and Chinese herbal medicine.

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