Acupuncture has been used safely for thousands of years to treat a variety of medical complaints successfully. It his one of the eight limbs of Chinese medicine and arguably one of the most powerful.
It involves the insertion of very fine needles into points along meridians (energy pathways.
The acupuncture points used are carefully chosen according to Chinese medicine theory. Like other practitioners, Acupuncturists ask questions and take patients medical histories, but where we differ is the use of many diagnostic procedures specifics to Chinese medicine.
How can it help you?
An Acupuncturist uses meridian palpation, abdominal palpation, tongue and pulse diagnostics to select specific acupuncture points known to create the desired effect. These diagnostics skills take many years to master.
The skilled Acupuncturists with correct point selection can strengthen organs, balance the body’s complex energy system and directly impact the nervous system.
Acupuncture effectively treats a broad range of symptoms, many that are not well treated by the western medical system, and without nasty side effects from toxic medications. It is also beneficial for building the immune system, strengthening the convalescent patient, pre-empting and preventing complex disease patterns. Moreover, it is fantastic for reducing stress levels fast.