Information provided and written on this site is trusted to be accurate and reliable according to available sources, but not guaranteed. As contained in this site, the use of the terms Chinese medicine, Oriental medicine, or Eastern medicine are all in reference to the practice of traditional Chinese medicine as defined by NCCAOM and the World Health Organization. The use of the terms Western medicine or modern medicine is defined as the branch of medicine offered and practiced in standard U.S. hospitals and clinics. Elements Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, LLC (EACM) is not affiliated with any group, hospital, or medical organization. All licensed practitioners are properly trained in standard medical safety and ethics, and can recognize when it may be appropriate to consult with or seek the advice of other healthcare professionals. Although we are able to serve your primary care needs, we are unable to offer recommendations or prescriptions relating to Western medicine. In the case of an immediate medical emergency, EACM and it's partners suggest patients seek urgent care or dial for emergency assistance.