TCM diagnosis based on the assessment of Wang, Wen, Wen, Che TCM diagnostic techniques (Observing, Listening, Consulting, Physical Evaluating) TCM diagnostic techniques are the golden rules for TCM practitioners to prescribe a most appropriate and effective treatment plan and Herbal medicine to the individual to heal the health conditions and diseases.
TCM Diagnosis may involve four main techniques
Pulse diagnosis and physical evaluation based on the combination over 28 individuals subtle variations in the quality of the pulse are felt at six different positions on each wrist, combined with local physical palpation and physical functions and mobility evaluation to reveal imbalance and problems.
Observing is using the TCM evaluation technique to observe a person’s appearance, demeanor and tone of voice, as well as the color, shape and size of the tongue which provide the practitioners with vital clues about the internal health conditions and the progress of the diseases.
Consultation is asking questions, information and gather the past medical history, present health, lifestyle and emotional state to understand the individual constitution.
Listening is to listen to the individual’s complaints as well as listening and smelling one’s voice and sounds and the smell of the diseases.
The conclusion from these four golden diagnostic techniques provide the Oriental Medical Doctors a clear clue and picture about the conditions of the diseases and predict the progress and prognosis of the diseases.