TCM Orthopaedics and Traumatology practice focuses prevention and treatment of osteoarticular and periarticular soft tissue injuries and diseases. It generally manages the pain and injuries through a holistic approach in TCM, treating both symptoms and the root cause of pain.
Scope of treatments
Some of the common conditions/symptoms include:
- Neck or back pain
- Stiff neck
- Frozen shoulder
- Muscle and tendons injuries
- Joint discomfort such as knees, ankles, wrists
- Traumatic pain and injuries
- Dislocations of joints
- Sprains and strains
- Repetitive strain injury
- Osteoarticular degenerative diseases
- Other related chronic pain & injuries
Various methods such as manipulation, TCM myofascial manipulation, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine will be tailored to fit the individual’s condition to ensure optimum treatment and recovery. The treatments will not only provide fast and lasting pain relief, it will also prevent future occurrence.
Length and frequency of treatments
It depends on the injury, particular disorder, duration (acute/chronic) kind of condition. In certain conditions, some treatments may take 60-90 minutes with an average of 2-6 treatments are needed. The physician will take a case history and carry out a full assessment of the body/affected area before treatment, subsequently with the diagnosis and treatment approach discussion which would be best for you.