Tai Chi and Chinese Medicine
The philosophy adopted by The Chinese is one of prevention. It was taken to an extreme in ancient china where one emperor only paid the doctor when he was healthy and stopped payment when he was sick
Tai Chi and Chi Gung exercises not only strengthen the body but also according to Chinese philosophy keep the Chi flowing around the body.
When the flow of Chi is blocked illness occurs.
The location of the blockage gives rise to specific illnesses
Diagnosis and Treatment
Chinese doctors undergo seven years of training . The doctors take a whole person approach using observation and comparative pulse measurement in diagnosis.
Treatment can be massage or acupuncture to unblock the chi channels
Alongside this treatment each patient is prescribed a herbal remedy specifically for them
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