Acute, chronic or
Traditional Chinese Medicine
(TCM) can be valuable anywhere where physical,
functions are impaired.
As damaged tissue usually
cannot be repaired, Chinese Medicine focuses on
functions of remaining organs or tissue.
TCM treats the superficial
symptoms as well as the roots of a
so that acute as
well as chronic diseases can be
As TCM applies an anamnesis
and diagnostic system that is very different from
western medicine, it
possible to find therapeutic approaches in hard to
diagnose or unclear
diseases. A TCM diagnosis relays on
enquiry of the
palpitation and - most important – the diagnosis of
pulse and tongue.
It can be applied for inner
diseases, gynaecological and andrological,
psychosomatic, immune mediated
diseases as well as ailments of muscles,
bones or joints
TCM is applied for diseases and impairment of eyes
or the other sense
organs, e.g. weak eyesight or tinnitus.
Also the treatment of skin diseases
and allergies has a
long tradition in Chinese Medicine.
Mental health problems as well as emotional
further traditional application of Chinese Medicine.
TCM is valuable for a very broad range of diseases.
One reason might be
a TCM treatment the patient rather than the
is in the centre
of focus of the practitioner.
Following the principle „treat the same disease
TCM will find different diagnosis in different
patients with the same
diagnosis and will treat them accordingly with a
to each patient. E.g. lumbar pain can be caused by
an imbalance in the
or its meridian as well as by an imbalance in the
liver or its
the pain occurs exactly at the same point, two very
treatment must be applied.
The principle „one strategy treat different
inner imbalances cause different diseases in
different patients. An
called „stomach heat” may cause oesophageal reflux
in one patient and
bleeding or headache in others. The treatment in all
three cases is
same (with small variations).