Complementary Health Approaches
Frequently Asked Questions
15. What is traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)?
- moxibustion (burning an herb above the skin to apply heat to acupuncture points)
- cupping (inducing suction at the parts of the body being treated)
- Chinese herbal medicine
- tui na (Chinese massage)
- tai chi and qi gong (practices that combine specific movements or postures, coordinated breathing, and mental focus).