Pain Relief and Pain Management
The origin of acupuncture
can be traced back over 3500 years to China. This method of treatment is based
on the belief of traditional Chinese medicine that the body's balance of health
is regulated by a constantly changing flow of energy call qi (pronounced "che").
Qi travels through the
body by way of 20 primary meridians (or channels). Acupuncture strengthens the
flow of qi by inserting tiny flexible needles just under the skin at specific
points along the meridians which are linked to particular internal organs.
stimulation of the needles on the skin's surface conducts energy which can remove
disease causing blockages deep within the body. Often electricity is applied to
enhance the needles' effect.
is used to relieve chronic pain caused by arthritis, headaches, PMS, back pain,
fibromyaligia and carpal tunnel syndrome.
treatments begin with a thorough medical history and some unique techniques such
as palpitation of certain body parts, examining the tongue and pulse. Based on
this information, a diagnosis will be made followed by a treatment designed for
the condition. Several subsequent visits may be required before relief or a cure
healers are licensed in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Click below to
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