Acupuncture is a method of treatment that developed in China. It involves the insertion of very fine needles at specific points on the surface of the body. When these points are stimulated, they have a therapeutic effect, restoring health and preventing disease.
Drugs and surgery often cause negative side effects and can also be quite expensive. Acupuncture is a cost-effective alternative that has proven its efficacy over the course of centuries. It is "holistic", meaning that the "whole" person is treated, both mind and body, not just isolated systems or parts of the body. when the energy of the body is balanced, the body is enpowered to heal itself. Treatments do not cause side effects, and when treated for a specific condition, a person often notices an overall improvement in health.
According to the theory of Acupuncture, restoring a balance between positive and negative life energy (which is called Yin or Yang) ensures healthy condition of the body. The imbalance at the energy levels can be caused by
Diagnosis is the most important part of any method of treatment. The disturbed equilibrium of energy can be diagnosed by various techniques in Acupuncture. The patient appearance, behavior, sitting and talking style, skin color etc. are indicative of abnormalities to many conditions of energy imbalance. Then through the knowledge of tongue diagnosis and pulse diagnosis, each and everything is put together to develop a holistic approach of causative factors and a formulation of the method to restore the imbalance and health.
Acupuncture is almost painless. As most of the npeople have experienced the thick hypodermic needles, therefore they are needle phobic. Acupuncture needling technique is so swift that people are usually amazed to feel it so little. we use only sterile and disposable needles.
usually an Acupuncturist get patients with chronic diseases which are not cured by routine therapies. To arrest the chronic disease process and then turn it back to normal equilibrium takes time. But if the patient get treatment at the start of the disease, its prompt effect will astonish the patient. Moreover some so called incurable diseases by modern medicine where only steroids are the most suitable choice to keep the immune system suppressed to get relief will take a little bit more time to respond to Acupuncture treatment.