Medicine - The Most Comprehensive Theory
Modern Chinese Medicine Therapy
combines concepts of modern anatomy and physiology with traditional Chinese
medicine diagnosis and treatment. By using the best from eastern and western
medicine, a most effective medicine system is created. A typical example of this
is Tom Tam's Qi Loop.
Our Modern Chinese Medicine Therapy is the guiding principle of our health philosophy.
Modern Chinese Medicine Organic - The
According to Modern Chinese Medicine, our body
possesses six layers of energetics:
1) Energetic sources: The first level
consists of Jing-Essernce, Qi-Energy and Shen-Spirit which supply energy to the other layers.
Jing - Essence
Qi - Energy
Shen - Spirit
2) Pre-natal energetics: These
include the eight pre-natal meridians. They are:
||1. Ren mai
||2. Du mai
||3. Chong mai
||4. Dai mai
||5. Yin Wei mai
||6. Yang Wei mai
||7. Yin Chao mai
||8. Yang Chao mai
These pre-natal meridian systems
are very effective for cross meridian (regular meridian) functions.
responsible for the development of the fetus during the first stage of our
development cycle. During this time, the organs are not fully formed, thus the organ
functions are mixed together and performed by these pre-natal functions.
3) Energetic functions: Zhang, fu,
qi, blood, tendon, vessel, bone and marrow are the major body functions which
are developed by the prenatal energetics.
4) Tom Tam Healing System: This system
is mainly based on the HuaTo JiaJi system. It includes the head, the
neck and Qi
Loop theory, a new way of understanding our body's organics.
energetics: These include the twelve regular zhang fu meridians.
6) Effective points: empirical points, trigger points, ashi
points, scars, etc.
Using the Tom Tam Healing System as
our foundation, our
approach is based on several components - modern anatomy and physiology; the principle
is from qi obstruction," according to Chinese medicine. As part of this, Qigong and Tuina
are used for diagnosis. We have a three step approach:
1. Modern Chinese Medicine Therapy
is used as the foundation to determine the cause of the specific illness.
2. Qigong scanning is used to locate the root of the illness.
3. Tuina is used to confirm the findings.
Our diagnosis is based primarily on the dynamics
of the pathogen qi. Generally, the development of illness has two stages:
1. Qi related illnesses: Physical damage
has not manifested but there may show some sensation of
soreness, numbness, distention, heaviness, coldness, heat, tightness and pain,
etc. Sometimes, we are able to provide advice to patients during the early development of
before the symptom arises.
2. Structural change related illnesses:
These are illnesses with infections, growths, trauma or other structural changes.
Western medicine is very precise on
structural change related illnesses. As far as qi related illnesses, there is
that western medicine can do. The Qigong scanning technique can locate both kinds of
illnesses. However, for the structural change related illnesses, it may not be as precise as
For a description of the various healing methods, please visit
Our Therapies page.
For a list of the types of illnesses that we can treat,
please visit the Treatable Illnesses page.
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Gu healing, Holistic
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Chi in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Potomac, and Germantown in
Montgomery county, Maryland, and the whole Washington DC area.
Healing Center is located near the Old Towne Gaithersburg. Our
office is only about 1 mile north to Rockville; 12 miles north to
Bethesda, Silver Spring and Wheaton; 4 miles south to Germantwon and 6
miles east to Potomac. Gaithersburg
is at the center of Montgomery
county, Maryland. Montgomery County is a suburban county located in
the state of Maryland, north of Washington DC.
is surrounded by Rockville, Takoma Park, Barnesville, Bethesda,
Brookeville, Chevy Chase, Darnestown, Germantown, Glen Echo, Kensington,
Kentlands, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Potomac, Silver Spring,