About Chinese Medicine


Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), dates back thousands of years. Its main focus is to guard or protect the body from
diseases created by bacteria, viruses or environmental factors, which can make us sick. Whether you have pain, allergies, stress, anxiety, digestive problems, hair loss, hot flashes, etc.; Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques can enhance energy production, protect your body from disease and improve your quality of life.

There are many combinations of therapies used in TCM, such as acupuncture, acupressure, moxa, tuina massage, shiatsu massage, cupping, Qi gong and tai chi exercise. All of these therapies are focused on helping the body enhance energy, health and wellbeing. Newer technologies have evolved over the last few years to enhance natural healing, such as cold laser and color light therapy. These newer technologies have been found to produce similar effects like acupuncture, but with even more profound results and without the use of needles, drugs or surgery.

How do these technologies relate to Chinese Medicine? Chinese Medicine focus on Yin and Yang imbalances.  As well as the disease root factor or single causative factor. These may involve long standing emotional upset, repression, viral or parasitic effects, organ imbalances, unresolved old injuries, heredity factors, malnutrition effect, pain related to restricted range of motion, visible swelling, and joint degeneration or spinal mis-alignment. Pain can be associated with any dysfunctional bodily system, not just the nervous system. We use a combination of Acupressure, Tuina Massage, and Color Light Therapy.
The results energetically and naturally bring balance back to our organ systems, sending endorphins to the brain, while helping our body move energy.  Basically that’s what we’re doing with Acupressure, Massage and Color Light Therapy, stimulating specific points on the body to move energy, increase circulation, and bathe nutrients into our cells. “Simple, yet non-invasive.” Similar to acupuncture, but without the use of needles.

Acupressure and Tuina Bodywork Gilroy – Monterey Bay