What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is part of a medical system that originated in China, it's history has been dated back some 3000 years or more. Acupuncture has developed over the years but still retains much of what originated in China all those years ago.
The therapist may choose acupuncture as a method of treatment when a patient presents with any number of problems, many of which you may consider going to your doctor for, but for many people acupuncture can offer a real solution to their problem that eliminates having to take prescription medication. After listening to the patients concern a diagnosis will be made on the basis of the individual's condition, a treatment plan will be determined which always looks to treat the root cause of the problem and any other issues you may present with.
There are several benefits to acupuncture treatment.
Many people use acupuncture for the specific purpose of pain relief but consider the other benefits of acupuncture treatment, all of which help you improve your health.
Acupuncture treatment is about vital energy (qi) The theory states that when there is a disturbance or blockage in the energy this leads to disharmony and sickness. Inserting the needles into specific points in the body frees the energy and allows it to run smoothly, this will enhance your wellbeing and give you more energy.
Insertion of the needles into the acupuncture points causes the body to release certain hormones known to have a calming effect and reduce pain, Many people comment on how they feel more relaxed after a treatment, not only will you feel calmer your ability to cope may be enhanced with treatment.
Fight off the bugs:
By promoting the flow of energy and enhancing our ability to cope in general the body's immune system is able to do it's job more efficiently.
This is an area acupuncture treatment can be used either directly or indirectly. Improvement in general health will boost sexual performance, but for those with difficulties in this area acupuncture can help.
Acupuncture is all about the flow of energy, where energy is blocked or disrupted pain will occur. The type and strength of pain will indicate to what degree the energy is blocked. Needling releases these blockages relieving the pain. Conventionally this is explained that when the needles are inserted, the body releases hormones the reduce the effect of pain thereby reducing or eliminating it completely.
Safe effective treatment:
Acupuncture is perfectly safe when administered by a qualified and experienced therapist. Be sure to seek a therapist who has done the required training and completed adequate clinical hours.