What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an ancient Asian system of healing technique of inserting and manipulating needles into various areas on the body. According to acupunctural teachings this will restore health and well-being, and is particularly good at treating pain. The definition and characterization of these points is standardized by the World Health Organization. Acupuncture is thought to have originated in China and is most commonly associated with Traditional Chinese medicine.
What is Medical Acupuncture?
The Medical Acupuncture approach to treatment is a precise peripheral nerve stimulation, in which fine solid needles are inserted into areas of the individuals’ body that generate pain and or musculoskeletal dysfunction. The needle can be stimulated manually or with electrical stimulation for the therapeutic purpose of changing abnormal activity that occurs in various systems of the body for example the nervous system, endocrine system, immune system etc. that were initially disrupted by the pain and/or dysfunction.
Benefits of Medical Acupuncture for YOU
What conditions can be treated by using Medical Acupuncture?
Medical Acupuncture is most beneficial for the treatment of acute (NEW) and chronic (OLD) musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. Musculoskeletal problems responsive to acupuncture include:
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