Acupuncture is a system of medicine that diagnoses and treats disease and provides preventative care. Needles are inserted at particular points on the body influencing the flow of one’s energy and clearing energetic blocks, assisting in the healing process.
How can it help you?
More and more people have sought out acupuncturists for chronic health problems — when conventional medicine either hasn’t worked nor has answers. According to the 2002 National Health Interview Survey, an estimated 8.2 million American adults have used acupuncture — an impressive number considering only an estimated 2.1 million American adults had used acupuncture in the year before.
Recent advances in technology have helped unlock the biological mysteries of this 2,000-year-old medical practice. Researchers are closer to understanding how an acupuncture needle can subtly adjust the body’s tissues, nerves, and hormones. The NIH and World Health Organization have both given formal approval of certain uses of acupuncture. It helps to have an exploring, open mindset when considering acupuncture. In a recent interview with Web MD, David S. Kiefer, MD, said, “But even people who are not very open-minded and try it, find they feel good during the treatments. Sometimes they are surprised.” Read more about this scientific study.
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