In ancient Chinese medicine theory, Qi, or life energy, is seen as flowing through the well defined channels and distinct meridians (JING LUO), which cover the human body. Each illness or disorder is caused by the blockages or disturbance of the natural energy/Qi-flow in your body. The goal of acupuncture or Qigong is to clear the blockage and refresh your life energy, or Qi circulation in the body. Acupuncture points regulate and restore the harmonious energetic balance of the body
Cupping is a simple method of pulling "stuck," stagnant, and congealed blood and fluids out of the injured area. Plastic or glass cups are placed on the skin and then applied using suction. Cups are kept on from three to fifteen minutes, according to the judgment of the acupuncturist. Cupping releases tight, painful muscles and increases blood circulation.
A lot of conditions can be treated well by both herbs and acupuncture. Some things are treated much better with herbs.
Moxibustion therapy is useful for many disorders including:
Qigong (also spelled Ch'i Kung) is a powerful system of healing and energy medicine from China. It is the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement, and meditation to cleanse, strengthen, and circulate the life energy (qi). Qigong practice leads to better health and vitality and a tranquil state of mind. In the past, qigong was also called nei gong (inner work) and dao yin (guiding energy).
Tui Shou (Push Hands)
Push Hands (a.k.a. Pushing Hands, Tui Shou, Sensing Hands) is an exercise performed by two people who are attempting to improve their Tai Chi skills. Practicing the Tai Chi solo form teaches one to remain balanced, focused and relaxed while in motion.