ACUPUNCTURE

Traditional Chinese Acupuncture (TCM) Method

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The term “acupuncture” describes a family of procedures involving the stimulation of points on the body using a variety of techniques. Acupuncture theory is based on the premise that there are patterns of energy flow (Qi) through the body that are essential for health. Disruptions of this flow are believed to be responsible for disease.

 

Acupuncture needles placed on the specific points on the skin correct imbalances of flow by sending a message to the brain by afferent nerve pathways and the brain sends message back to the body to enhance circulation, energy flow and organ function. The acupuncture technique that has been most often studied scientifically involves penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metallic needles. Practiced in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine.

Acupuncture

Currently, the National Institutes of Health has determined that acupuncture is effective in treating over 40 different disease categories. Following is a list of illnesses and conditions for which acupuncture has been proven to be effective. It is possible to treat these and many other conditions with acupuncture and Chinese medicine: - Addictions - Allergies - Ankle Swelling - Arm and Shoulder Pain -   Arthritis - Attention Deficit Disorder - Back Pain - Bed Wetting -   Blood Pressure - Bronchial Conditions - Bursitis - Carpal Tunnel   Syndrome - Circulatory Issues - Colds - Colitis - Constipation - Cough - Depression - Detox - Diarrhea - Diverticulitis - Dizziness -   Emphysema - Fatigue - Feet - Fibromyalgia - Flu - Gall Bladder   Disorders - Gas - Gynecological Concerns - Hay Fever - Headache - Heart Problems - Hemorrhoids - Hip Pain - Immune System   Deficiency - Indigestion - Infertility - Injuries - Insomnia - Joint Pain  - Kidney Problems - Knee Pain - Leg Pain, Cramps - Liver Problems - Neck Pain, Stiffness - Nervousness - Neuralgia - Pain - Pleurisy -   PMS - Pregnancy Symptoms - Prostate Problems - Rheumatism -   Sciatica - Shingles - Shoulder Pain - Sinus Trouble - Skin Problems - Sports Injuries - Stomach Problems - Sore Throat - Thyroid   Conditions - Ulcers - Urinary Problems - Whiplash

Acupuncture Session – $95