In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the body has 14 channels also known as meridians which create an energy flow through the body. Acupuncture is part of the ancient practice of traditional chinese medicine and this technique is used to balance the flow of energy. This energy is known as Qi (“chee”). When there is a disruption of the flow of Qi it can lead to disease.
Acupuncture is performed through the stimulation of these points along the meridians with the use of thin needles. This can improve the flow of Qi which improves health by rebalancing the body.. Acupuncture can help with varying conditions such as:
- Back pain
- Bell’s Palsy
- Labor Induction
- Neck pain
- And the list goes on
Does Acupuncture Hurt?
Many worry that acupuncture will hurt because of the needles. The needles are not like those used for blood draws or immunizations. Acupuncture needles used are thin,stainless steel and disposable. Most patients don’t feel the needle being inserted.
Is Acupuncture Safe?
Acupuncture is safe and has been used for over 2,000 years. Sterile disposable needles are used. Acupuncture can be used with different types of medical care and can be helpful for all ages.
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