This may be the simplest most meaningful step
you take towards a
NEW LIFE, free
pain and suffering!
most commonly known as a treatment for pain, acupuncture is highly effective
for a host of other conditions, from insomnia and anxiety to gynecological
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
Does it Feel?
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.
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.
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
Conditions Does it Treat?
the late 1970s, the World Health Organization recognised the ability of
TCM to treat over 40 common ailments:
conditions (arthritis, neuralgia, insomnia, dizziness, neck/shoulder pain)
·circulatory disorders such as hypertension, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis
·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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