Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Traditional Chinese Medicine

Safe natural therapy to heal illness and improve well-being

Practiced for more than 2,500 years in China, Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is based on a basic concept that a vital force of life, called Qi, surges through the body. Any imbalance to Qi can cause disease and illness.

Treatment to regain balance may involve:

  • Acupuncture
  • Cupping (the use of warmed glass jars to create suction on certain points of the body)
  • Massage
  • Herbal remedies
  • Movement and concentration exercises (such as tai chi)

Acupuncture is an ancient technique in which a skilled practitioner inserts hair-thin needles into specific points on the body to prevent or treat illness.

Providers

Derek Becker, LAc

Derek Becker, LAc

Acupuncture

Derek Becker is a compassionate collaborator with a rich experience of partnering with people to creatively overcome uncommon challenges. After studying Public Policy at DePaul University, he worked with economically-challenged families to secure subsidized child care. As an agent for musicians, he increased performance opportunities and fees for artists that were formerly overlooked by the industry.

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