Acupuncture is the placement of hair-thin needles into various locations in the body. These locations are known as acupuncture points
The ancient Chinese believed that the body was first and foremost a system of energy, what they called Chi, or Qi.They mapped out grids along the body, what they considered pathways of energy, which they called meridians.It was through these meridians that they felt the Qi flowed. The acupuncture points are along these meridians. It…Details
Since acupuncture has made its way into the West, there has been no shortage of research to prove what the mechanism is that allows acupuncture to work. Some of the mechanisms that have been discovered are: Acupuncture stimulates the release of endorphins and other opiods Acupuncture stimulates the secretion of hormones and other brain chemicals…Details
There are no magic bullets. Western Medicine always has a latest and greatest treatment or wonder drug, but often they are laden with side effects. Western Medicine often has the best of intentions, and the worst of results. A good analogy to relate it to is to think of your body as a garden. If…Details
Acupuncture, and Chinese Medicine in general, is understood to be a process. It is trying to stimulate the body’s own natural healing capabilities. Some people respond quickly, and others take more time. Common sense would dictate that the longer a person has had a condition, the longer it might take for it to reverse, though…Details
Acupuncture, when practiced by a licensed professional, is generally safe and free of any side effects.
There is a big difference. A licensed acupuncturist has at least 3, 000 hours of training in acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, and completely understands the levels of sophistication of Chinese Medicine, and is well equipped to treat any problem using Chinese Medicine. A physician that does acupuncture is not a licensed acupuncture, but is certified…Details
Some do – it varies from company to company. Check with your carrier to see. If you have been in a car accident, and are experiencing problems from that, your no-fault automobile policy covers acupuncture, with no referral needed. We also take Workers Compensation Patients.Details