Acupuncture, as a part of Oriental Medicine, can remedy physical and emotional ailments, improve state of mind, enhance recuperative power, strengthen the immune system, and also heighten one’s capacity for work & creativity. Chinese Medicine is a Holistic, Natural medicine. The medicine itself has a history of over 5,000 years and is one of the oldest continuously utilized medicines in the world. More people use this type of medicine than any other on this planet. It encompasses: Diet (nutrition or weight loss) ; Exercise; Stress Management; Massage, Positive Thinking, Good Sleeping habits; Herbal Medicine and Supplements; as well as Acupuncture or Acupressure.
How Does Acupuncture Work?
In the view of modern Oriental Medicine the body is comprised of a network of energy pathways called meridians. When a pathway is blocked, the energy flow is decreased or stopped. Illness, pain, or a feeling of general disease can result. Filaments, as fine as human hairs, are inserted into selective sites on the surface of the body to unblock the pathways and allow the meridian energy to flow normally and to restore the body to its natural state of balance. In western physiology, we would call these Neurological Nodes, as these places have been scientifically designated as places where nerves, muscles, tendons, ligaments and blood vessels have an influence on the body’s health and wellness.