The Benefits of Acupuncture
Acupuncture is a component of Traditional Chinese
medicine that is recognized all over the world for
its effectiveness in treating a wide variety of
ailments. It's a healing art that is used to treat
Acupuncture is a non-invasive, natural, holistic
approach for treating many disorders and illnesses.
Each area of our being; physical, mental and emotional
Treating headaches, PMS, arthritis, ulcers, insomnia,
depression, and more
with acupuncture steadily increases in popularity each
year. In fact, going to see an acupuncturist as a
"preventative" measure is also popular.
Some people have a fear of needles and imagine
that acupuncture is painful. However, unlike traditional
Western medicine's needles that are thick and hallow,
acupuncture needles are smooth, solid are not much
thicker than a single strand of hair. Some people
may feel a slight sensation upon the insertion of the
needle into precise acupuncture points, but this is
brief and vanishes almost immediately. These sterile
needles are only used once and then thrown away.
Typically, people are deeply relaxed during an
acupuncture session, and many fall asleep. Acupuncture
stimulates your body's natural healing processes helping
your body to heal itself. Traditional Chinese medicine
practitioners believe that acupuncture stimulates
the flow of energy forces that nourish tissues,
stimulate blood flow and enhance the body's systems.
Acupuncture can be used as a preventative measure or
to help treat what ails you. Because acupuncture is not
limited to any specific disorder, in theory it can be
used to help treat just about everything.