ancient sages focused on three basic tenants in their the body, which the effected with acupuncture. At the techniques including Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM , Classic Chinese Acupuncture, Five Elements, Japanese, Meridian and Trigger Point. We draw from these techniques that which is most relevant for each patient. Their second approach was the chemical balance of the body which they addressed with medicinal herbs and food. At the Asian Institute we utilize Their third approach was to address the structure of the body. They used a technique called Tui Na. Tui Na is a system of muscle work, similar chiropractic is much more objective and scientific in its approach to the care of the structure and nervous system of the human body. The ancient sages were also masters of Tai Chi and various other martial arts. Western medicine discusses the value of exercise, but Eastern medicine defined what exercise should be centuries ago. Asian Institute of Martial Arts, So there you have the approach. One which is proactive in promoting health. Not one which allows the body to break down and is then reactive to disease. It is health care in its truest sense, not the disease care body. Herbs and whole foods to address the biochemistry. Chiropractic neurology of the body. Energetics, biochemistry and structure, when these are in balance the result is an environment where health can proliferate.