What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture involves the insertion of sterile, ultra-thin, disposable needles into the skin at specific points in the body.
Acupuncture is mainly based upon the concept of the balance between the body and nature. If this balance is disturbed by external pathogens or internal disorders, the body will react negatively by showing symptoms of illness. These imbalances can be restored through stimulation of specific points on the body, which then regulate the flow of energy and blood in their pathways.
Acupuncture has a positive influence:
it relieves pain in releasing natural painkillers and reduces the perception of the pain
it reduces inflammation
it restores homeostasis of the body (internal balance with the outside environment)
it promotes blood flow
it relaxes shortened muscles
it reduces stress
it stimulates the body's built-in healing mechanism- the brain creates new responses as a result of external stimuli
What We Treat:
General health and maintenance of the balance of the body: Overall well-being, strengthening of the immune system, stress reduction.
Pain: Pain is one of the conditions that is most frequently treated with acupuncture. More and more research has demonstrated convincing evidence that acupuncture