Safe and Ancient Treatment
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine has been practiced in China for several thousand years. It is the oldest complete system of medicine. Acupuncture can treat conditions stemmed from a disruption of the flow of Qi, also known as the vital force of the body. The bodies Qi is said to flow through a system of channels, and a disruption of that flow manifests itself as disease in those parts of the body in which that channel lies in.
It involves inserting sterile, one-time-use, thin needles into specific areas of the body to induce therapeutic results. Acupuncture works by stimulating the circulation, connective tissue, and lymphatic system; releasing endorphins (feel good chemicals); and through anesthetic nerve fibers.
Many conditions have been proven to respond successfully to acupuncture according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) including post-operative and chemotherapy nausea and vomiting, nausea of pregnancy, post-operative dental pain, addictions (smoking, Food etc.), stroke rehabilitation, headaches, menstrual cramps, eczema, tennis elbow, fibromyalgia & chronic fatigue, low back pain & sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, and asthma.
It is safe and effective for a wide range of conditions
Acupuncture needles are metallic, solid, and hair-thin. Some people are energized by treatment, while others feel relaxed. The FDA requires that sterile, nontoxic needles be used only one time.
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