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Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a long history of use in a variety of health care practices, including physical therapy. TCM is a holistic approach to health that includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, dietary therapy, and therapeutic exercises such as Tai Chi and Qigong. In Sports Therapy, principles and techniques are combined to promote healing and balance in the body.

Below are the applications of TCM in physiotherapy:

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Over 3.5 thousand years of written tradition and about 5 thousand years of practice passed down from generation to generation.



It involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate the flow of energy (Qi) and support the body's natural healing processes.

Uses: Used to relieve pain, reduce inflammation and improve circulation. It can be used alongside conventional physiotherapy techniques to treat conditions such as musculoskeletal pain, sports injuries and neurological disorders.


Tuina (Chinese therapeutic massage)

Tuina includes massage and manipulation techniques designed to stimulate acupressor points and promote the flow of Qi, blood and body fluids.

Application: Used in Sports Therapy to treat diseases of the musculoskeletal system, improve joint mobility and reduce tension. Tuina can be incorporated into treatment plans to enhance the effectiveness of conventional Sports Therapy methods.


Qigong and Tai Chi

These mind-body exercises are an integral part of TCM and focus on cultivating balance, flexibility, and a smooth flow of energy throughout the body.

Uses: In Sports Therapy, Qigong and Tai Chi may be recommended as part of rehabilitation programs, especially for conditions involving chronic pain, balance problems and movement disorders.


Dietary Therapy and Herbal Medicine

TCM emphasizes the role of diet in maintaining balance and promoting health. In order to support the physiotherapeutic process, dietary recommendations as well as anti-inflammatory preparations may be provided. mineral and plant base.

Applications: Chinese Medicine therapists may use dietary and herbal recommendations to address specific health issues, such as inflammation, and promote balance in the body.

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