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What is Acupuncture?

Although most commonly known as a treatment for pain, acupuncture is highly effective for a host of other conditions, from insomnia and anxiety to gynecological problems.

These conditions are all a result of a direct blockage on a meridian or in an organ itself. Acupuncture directly connects to the meridian, which in turn is directly connected to the internal organ/s. Therefore acupuncturing the points along the meridian can both nourish and regulate the energy, and disperse any blocked energy. ...more

How Does it Feel?              

Acupuncture treatment involves the insertion of very fine hair-like needles into very specific points (apertures) along the body's meridian pathways. The degree of sensation is similar to a light pinprick, and/or in some cases can feel like a very low amperage electrical pulse.

Is it Safe?

When practiced by a licensed, trained acupuncturist, acupuncture is an extremely safe and effective system of health care. Doctors of TCM have completed an eight year program of extensive clinical training, while registered acupuncturists complete a 3 or 4 year program.

Acupuncture does no harm if properly administered. However, there are certain conditions in which acupuncture may not be the best option. For example, if you have a pacemaker, you should not receive electroacupuncture. Similarly, if you are a hemophiliac, you may want to consider other forms of health care.

What Conditions Does it Treat?

In the late 1970s, the World Health Organization recognised the ability of TCM to treat over 40 common ailments:

·neuromuscular conditions (arthritis, neuralgia, insomnia, dizziness, neck/shoulder pain)
·circulatory disorders such as hypertension, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis and anemia
·emotional and psychological disorders such as depression and anxiety
·addictions to alcohol, nicotine and other drugs ·respiratory disorders (emphysema, sinusitis, allergies and bronchitis)
·gastrointestinal conditions such as ulcers, chronic diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, intestinal weakness and gastritis.

In 1997, a consensus statement released by the National Institutes of Health, found that acupuncture could be useful by itself or in combination with other therapies to treat addiction, headaches, menstrual cramps, tennis elbow, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and asthma.



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