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What is Chinese Medicine?

Chinese medicine (also known as Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM) or is a range of traditional medical practices used in China that developed over several thousand years. These practices include herbal medicine, acupuncture, and massage. TCM is a form of Oriental medicine, which includes other traditional East Asian medical systems such as traditional Japanese and Korean medicine. TCM says processes of the human body are interrelated and constantly interact with the environment. Therefore the theory looks for the signs of disharmony in the external and internal environment of a person in order to understand, treat and prevent illness and disease.

TCM theory is based on a number of philosophical frameworks including the Theory of Yin-yang, the Five Elements, the human body Meridian system, Zang Fu organ theory, and others. Diagnosis and treatment are conducted with reference to these concepts. TCM does not usually operate within a western scientific paradigm but some practitioners make efforts to bring practices into an evidence-based medicine framework.

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Tallgrass Animal Acupressure InstituteTallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute
Tallgrass offers learning tools and training programs worldwide in equine, canine and feline acupressure' Animal acupressure is safe, always available, gentle and deceptively powerful' Everyone can provide their animals with optimal health' www'animalacupressure'com » read more...
Yo San University of Traditional Chinese MedicineYo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
At Yo San University, we teach Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), including tai chi and qigong, and operate a professional community Acupuncture Clinic' Our mission is to help students cultivate their own energy, achieve and maintain a healthy mind, body, and spirit, and lead... » read more...
Canine Meridian ChartCanine Meridian Chart
The goal of any acupressure treatment is to restore the harmonious flow of energy within the animal's system' Acupoint work is the core of every acupressure treatment, and because each point has a specific quality and characteristic, location of the appropriate point is the first step... » read more...
Equine Meridian ChartEquine Meridian Chart
The goal of any acupressure treatment is to restore the harmonious flow of energy within the animal's system' Acupoint work is the core of every acupressure treatment, and because each point has a specific quality and characteristic, location of the appropriate point is the first step... » read more...
Equine Stretch PosterEquine Stretch Poster
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Equine Acupressure:  A Working ManualEquine Acupressure: A Working Manual
Equine Acupressure: A Working Manual (4th Edition) by Nancy Zidonis, Amy Snow, & Marie Soderberg This book is a step-by-step guide to equine acupressure with lots of charts, photographs and illustrations' It is perfect for owners, trainers, and healthcare practitioners to enhance the... » read more...
The Well-Connected dog:  A Guide to Canine AcupressureThe Well-Connected dog: A Guide to Canine Acupressure
The Well-Connected Dog: A Guide to Canine Acupressureby Amy Snow and Nancy Zidonis The human-dog connection is without comparison' A dog is a dog, but also our best friend, our child, our protector, playmate, inspiration and connection to a simpler, loving world' Because dogs understand... » read more...
Acu-Cat:  A Guide to Feline AcupressureAcu-Cat: A Guide to Feline Acupressure
Acu-Cat: A Guide to Feline Acupressureby Nancy Zidonis & Amy Snow Cats are the most popular companion animal in the world' This user-friendly book is filled with photographs, charts, and illustrations to help people learn acupressure' The book includes: an acupressure session... » read more...
Introduction to Equine AcupressureIntroduction to Equine Acupressure
Introduction to Equine Acupressure This is the companion DVD to Equine Acupressure: A Working Manual Presenters: Marie Soderberg & Nancy Zidonis Introduction to Equine Acupressure gives you the basics of a complete acupressure session plus specific powerful acupoints for arthritis, hindquarter... » read more...
Equine Anatomy & Acupoint EnergeticsEquine Anatomy & Acupoint Energetics
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Equine Anatomy & Acupoint Energetics ManualEquine Anatomy & Acupoint Energetics Manual
Equine Landmark Anatomy & Acupoint Entergetics ManualPresenter: Turie Normal, DVM This DVD and Manual break new ground in the field of acupressure and acupuncture' They provide an exceptional tool for the veterinary professional, bodywork practitioners, and students of acupressure and... » read more...
Canine Anatomy & Acupoint Energetics DVDCanine Anatomy & Acupoint Energetics DVD
Canine Landmark Anatomy & Acupoint Energetics - DVDPresenter: Turie Norman, DVM This DVD is an essential resource for wholistic veterinary professionals, healthcare practitioners, canine bodyworkers and students of animal acupressure and acupuncture' This learning tool has not... » read more...
Acupressure Approach to Skin Disorders in HorsesAcupressure Approach to Skin Disorders in Horses
Horse guardians dread seeing any skin disorder and especially fungal and bacterial conditions like ringworm, girth itch, and rainrot' Once any skin disorder sets up, it is a challenge to eliminate them for one horse let alone the entire barn or stable'From the Traditional Chinese Medicine... » read more...
Getting the Right Stuff: Canine Diet Assessment
"How do you know your dog is getting the right proteins, vitamins and minerals?" Most people who are feeding home-prepared, real, human-grade food to our dogs are asked this question quite often' The first answer, of course, is explaining how you have researched canine diet... » read more...
Chinese Medicine Combined with Conventional medicine = Allergy AdvancesChinese Medicine Combined with Conventional medicine = Allergy Advances
Whether it's seasonal allergies, dust allergies, asthma induced allergies or food allergies; allergies can put a hold on your life' Allergies can make life uncomfortable, painful and down right unhappy' There are the over the counter medicines available or even doctor prescribed... » read more...

I have suffered for many years with very itchy skin particularly on the hands and feet, the condition becomes more intense when we have damp wet weather, the skin becomes inflamed and any cream thatIuse to try and soothe itjust seems to irritate it further' I have taken many courses of steroids prescribed by the GP's over the years to... » read more...

How does one continue living after their spouse has passed away, having had so many good years of devoted love to each other? How can the emptyness be filled? The time passes so slowly and the desire to live can be lost'  What is the best way to get back to happy living?Frank  » read more...
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