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Professional Development for PRTCM Members

The PRTCM organises and supports post-graduate training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events for its Practitioner and Student Members. Advanced notification has been sent to members of a Weekend seminar by Professor Tom Shanahan entitled Shen Dao Certificate programme in Medical Qigong Diploma Programme in Chinese Herbal Medicine Members are encouraged to further develop and […]

Recent Western Medicine research catches up with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine has associated FEAR with Shen Zangfu (related to Kidney function) for more than 2000 years. A recent programme on the BBC entitled Incredible Medicine explores the medical history of a number of people who are beyond the range of what might be described as normal. In Episode Two a person is featured […]

Irish President Michael D Higgins receiving the PRTCM founder in June 2016

On 3 June 2016, the Founder of the Professional Register of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Prof Tom Shanahan, was honoured to meet the Irish President at the Presidential palace. Tom Shanahan founded the PRTCM in 1983, and since then has been promoting Traditional Chinese Medicine in all its forms, in Ireland, Europe and beyond. During the […]

Qigong and Medical Qigong practitioners received by President Higgins at the Aras

Practitioner members of the PRTCM, both of whom have trained in Medical Qigong in China since 2000, recently attended a reception at the Aras at which President Higgins and his wife welcomed a Health Qigong Delegation from China and various parts of Ireland. President Higgins’ speech reflected his admiration for, and understanding of, the Chinese […]

Paracetamol, Pain and Acupuncture

Since the arrival of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the West, pain alleviation or relief has been one of the regularly observed benefits of treatment with needles (Acupuncture TCM). A client with a main complain of, say, lower back pain, would, on arrival at the clinic of a PRTCM member, be given a full Chinese Medical diagnosis […]

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