Acupuncture can be remarkably effective at addressing pain relief and other ailments, often in situations where traditional medical therapy has proven ineffective. Very fine needles are inserted through the skin and tissues at specific points oin the body. There is no injection of any substance and the treatment itself causes minimal discomfort.
Classical acupuncture was developed in China as a system of diagnosing and treating pain and disease. It is one component of the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which aims to balance energy and blood in the entire body in order to keep it functional and healthy.
fine needles inserted through the skin at specific points in the body with minimal discomfort; relief may be felt immediately, after several hours, or after several days
acupuncture stimulates the body to produce pain relieving chemicals (endorphins) that help block pathways that relay pain messages from the body to the brain
a therapeutic method used to promote natural healing, reduce/relieve pain, and improve function; a safe and effective way to treat various conditions
acupuncture will result in pain relief, relaxation, and biochemical restoration of the body's own well-being; the healing effect in the tissues of your body has a positive neurological effect on your muscle function
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What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a complementary practice that entails stimulating certain points on the body, most often with a needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat various health conditions.
What conditions do acupuncturists typically treat?
Acupuncture has proven to be successful in reducing stress, muscle tension, and chronic pain (including headaches and migraines). If the symptom is a result of an energy blockage within the body, acupuncture can encourage the body's natural healing response.
Does acupuncture hurt?
No, acupuncture doesn't hurt. During the treatment you may experience sensations of mild tingling, heaviness, slight soreness, or numbness along the skin channel being stimulated.