Amherst Chinese Medicine
Chinese medicine is a comprehensive system of health care with a
continuous clinical history of over 3000 years. Chinese medicine is a science
that has been proven by clinical practices, laboratory and animal tests. It
includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, body work, dietary therapy and exercise
based on traditional Chinese medicine principles.
Chinese medicine is a complete medical system which treats a full range
of acute and chronic diseases. As with any medical system, it has parts that
are more effective than others. Chinese medicine is better suited for chronic
degenerative conditions than for acute life threatening illnesses. Obviously,
western medicine provides the best acute trauma care available. However Chinese
medicine is used extensively in Asia and Europe in hospitals and acute care
facilities in conjunction with western medicine.
The World Health Organization recognizes its ability to treat over 43 common disorders. Read more...