Large Numbers of People in the U.S. Turn to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Large Numbers of People in the U.S. Turn to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been passed down from generation to generation for thousands of years. TCM, which has a wide and deep culture, is seen as the treasure of Chinese civilization. Today, TCM is not only widely used in Asia, but is also becoming more and more popular in Europe and America.

Frank Griffo, who works as an acupuncture therapist in California, earned a master's degree from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco in 2005. Frank Griffo, who has been teaching advanced acupuncture techniques for seven years after graduation, has been pursuing his career as an acupuncture therapist for nearly 18 years.

Frank Griffo Griffo, in an interview with the China Daily reporter, said, “There are now more than 60 acupuncture therapists in the USA. Traditional Chinese medicine, which has developed rapidly in the past 15 years, plays an important role in our country's medical treatment system. Where Western medicine cannot provide a curative effect or a suitable treatment option, Chinese medicine as a safe treatment can contribute to the solution of many problems.” said.

A US patient undergoes cupping therapy

Acupuncture therapy has been known in the US for decades. Griffo said that in recent years, acupuncture has gained wide acceptance among whites and non-Chinese groups living in the country, and it is very popular, especially in California.

A US patient receives acupuncture treatment

Wu Yiqiao, a traditional Chinese medicine doctor from Zhejiang, China, has been practicing medicine in the United States for 28 years. Having gained in-depth knowledge of TCM, Wu had worked as a TCM doctor in China for 15 years before coming to the USA.

A patient of Chinese origin undergoing cupping therapy

“TCM treatment modalities such as acupuncture and cupping therapy are of great benefit, especially for patients in Western medicine who have some problems or need surgery, TCM can alleviate a patient's pain or eliminate the need for surgery,” Wu Yiqiao said in an interview. said.

Wu Yiqiao

Shawn O'Donoghue, who suffers from arthritis and is treated for TCM, said that thanks to TCM, his pain was reduced and his inflammation was alleviated. “With traditional Western medicine, I would need surgery, but with TCM treatment, I might not need it,” Donoghue said.

Serge Raoul

Serge Raoul, a French-American who is undergoing traditional Chinese medicine treatment, said that TCM not only cured his headaches, but also helped him recover from a stroke.

“Traditional Chinese medicine is a therapeutic management worthy of trust. It puts people in a state of calm and serenity. It's a great treatment.” said.

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