Acupuncture as an Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture is a Chinese medical practice that treats illness or provides local anaesthesia by the insertion of needles at specified sites of the body. It is a key healing method of Traditional China Medicine. Acupuncture is commonly used for pain relief; it includes application of heat, pressure or laser light at specific points on body

Acupuncture is safe and shall be done by a trained practitioner. It is mostly adopted for the treatment of low back, shoulder and knee pain.

Millions of Americans use acupuncture each year for chronic pain. Acupuncture is a family of procedures involving stimulation of anatomical locations on or in the skin by a variety of techniques. Traditional Chinese medicine explains acupuncture as a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force. Nowadays it is often combined with other interventions, such as sending a small current of electricity through the needles or burning herbs on the acupuncture points.

  • Chinese Acupuncture
  • Japanese Acupuncture
  • Korean Hand Acupuncture
  • Auricular Acupuncture
  • Scalp Acupuncture
  • Non-Insertion Acupuncture

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