Burbank, CA (PressExposure) March 15, 2011 -- Traditional Chinese Medicine is a complete medical system that has diagnosed, treated, and prevented illness for over twenty-five centuries. Using diet and exercise, (Tui Na, Acupuncture, and Herbal Medicine, it can correct disorders, alter states of mind, enhance immunity and increase our capacity for creativity, work and pleasure.
Eastern medicine is designed to focus on each individual's unique system as well as the symptoms they are having. Eastern medicine's powerful gift is that its focus is on the root of the problem in the individual and treats that root, not just the symptom. The root of the health issue is different in each person because our systems are all different and unique unto each individual. A doctor of Eastern medicine can hone in on and read the pulse of each patient, identifying exactly what the root problem is for that person. Often times, illness is due to underlying lifestyle factors unique to that individual which need to be ascertained and addressed in conjunction with the symptoms or illness they have.
The purpose of our orthopedic clinic is to bring this ancient knowledge of herbs and healing into the 21st century to a culture that is seeking alternatives to conventional surgeries and medications. Acupuncture is the technique of inserting and manipulating fine needles into specific points on the body for the purpose of relieving pain, alleviating maladies of the body, relieving stress and headaches and healing muscle and bone ailments.
Another important and integral component in Dr. Nalbandyan's practice are the Chinese herbs that he offers in conjunction with the services and treatments he provides. These herbs are of the highest quality and are tailored to each individual patient. Dr. Nalbandyan designs a remedy that targets the illness or condition of each individual from the extensive variety and stock he retains in his office. This requires great experience and knowledge. The remedy consists of multiple packets of individual herbs that are brewed together into a tea at home by the patient. Also used are herbs in pellet or capsule form.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), acupuncture points lie along meridians in the body along which "Qi" (pronounced chi), vital energy, flows. The free flow of "Qi" is essential to the health and well being of any body and acupuncture plays a pivotal role in balancing that flow. Acupuncture treatment regulates the flow of "Qi" and Blood,tonifying where there is deficiency, draining where there is excess, and promoting free flow where there is stagnation.
Dr. Aram Nalbandyan is expert at reading the pulse of the body, identifying the blockage, and identifying the points where needles will be inserted. He possesses the perfect combination of extensive training, knowledge and experience with sensitivity towards his patients and a real desire to help and to heal. With his gentle skills you hardly feel the needles but the benefits are profound and revealing.
"Orthopedic Wellness Center is where Eastern and Western medicine are integrated together for the absolute best in modern healthcare. We educate our patients to raise their understanding of wellness, and empower them to make intelligent decisions regarding their health and wellbeing in their daily lives. We combine acupuncture with herbal medicine, nutritional/lifestyle assessment, and orthopedic manipulation to approach your condition from every angle possible," states Dr. Nalbandyan.