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TCM - Best for Post-Surgery Recovery​

Why is TCM good for post-surgery recovery?

We always hear people saying that TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) helps heal our body after surgery, but many of them do not know how exactly TCM works to help in recovering.


Many have found suffering from minor or major sequelae after a surgery, but continuously taking painkillers is not a long term solution. TCM is a good way to recuperate our body from the inside. It takes care of not only the body parts that pain us, but also the overall health issues that may be the root cause of the pain.


In TCM, “Qi” is the core. It represents a vital energy which means the Qi inside our body flows along the channels called “meridians”, and eventually helps the body to maintain health. There are several approaches in TCM, including acupuncture, tuina, guasha, cupping, and food therapy.

Among all those TCM approaches, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and Tuina works the best for post-surgery recovery.

 

How Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Tuina works for post-surgery recovery?


Acupuncture has many benefits in post-surgery recovery. Firstly, it can alleviate pain and discomfort after surgery. Secondly, acupuncture can help restore normal bodily function, promote tissue healing and repair. Additionally, acupuncture can also adjust the internal energy balance of the body and accelerate the recovery process.


It also helps in releasing or preventing scar adhesion after surgery. Scar adhesions sometimes may cause conditions such as headache, pain, or depression. Acupuncture is a good way to find out the adhesions and release them from the acupoints on your body that correspond to them.


In the post-surgery recovery process, acupuncture can be used in conjunction with other treatments such as Chinese herbal medicine and Tuina to achieve the best therapeutic effect. In summary, acupuncture is a safe and effective post-surgery rehabilitation treatment method with extensive application value.



How effective is Chinese herbal medicine in helping post-surgery recovery?

Chinese herbal medicine has been used for centuries to aid in post-surgery recovery. It can help alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and promote tissue healing. Chinese herbal medicine is often used in conjunction with acupuncture to enhance its effects.


One of the advantages of Chinese herbal medicine is that it can be customized to the individual's needs, taking into account factors such as age, constitution, and medical history. This personalized approach can help optimize treatment outcomes and minimize risk and without any side effect.


Chinese herbal medicine can also be used to help manage post-surgery complications such as infections, fever, and digestive issues. By boosting the immune system and supporting the body's natural healing processes, Chinese herbal medicine can help accelerate the recovery process.


Overall, Chinese herbal medicine is a safe and effective way to support post-surgery recovery, especially when used as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. It is important to consult with a qualified practitioner who can tailor the treatment to your specific needs and monitor your progress throughout the recovery process.


How is Tuina beneficial in post-surgery recovery?

Tuina is a type of therapeutic massage that is often used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to help with post-surgery recovery. It involves applying pressure to specific points on the body to stimulate blood flow and promote healing.

One of the main benefits of Tuina massage in post-surgery recovery is its ability to reduce pain and inflammation. It can also help to improve circulation, which can accelerate tissue healing and reduce the risk of complications such as blood clots.


Tuina massage can also help to relieve muscle tension and stiffness, which can occur as a result of post-surgery immobility. This can help improve mobility and range of motion, which can be important for a speedy recovery.


Additionally, Tuina massage can help to promote relaxation and reduce stress, which can be beneficial for overall health and wellbeing during the recovery process.


Overall, Tuina massage can be a valuable part of a comprehensive post-surgery recovery plan. It is important to work with a qualified practitioner who can tailor the treatment to your individual needs and monitor your progress to ensure the best possible outcomes.


Exploring Traditional Chinese Medicine Services for Post-Surgery Recovery

In addition to acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and Tuina, there are many other Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) services that can help with post-surgery recovery. For instance, Fuyang Tou Jiu involves moxibustion to stimulate acupoints and promote healing, while Aerobic Cupping combines cupping therapy with aerobic exercise to improve circulation and promote tissue repair. Bojin, a needle-free technique that uses bojin tools to stimulate acupoints, is also available.


At Yong Kang TCM, we believe in the principle of customization when it comes to post-surgery recovery. Our experienced practitioners will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your individual needs and body condition. We provide a safe and effective approach to support your recovery, utilizing a variety of Traditional Chinese Medicine services, including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Tuina, Fuyang Tou Jiu, Aerobic Cupping, Bojin, and more.


If you're seeking the best possible outcomes for your post-surgery recovery, look no further than Yong Kang TCM. Contact us today to learn more about our services and discover which approach is best suited to your needs.




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