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Acupuncture

by beyondwellness, February 6, 2013

Acupuncture Beyond_Wellness-Practitioner-Penny_Will

Acupuncture is a complete medical system that is used to diagnose and treat illness, manage chronic disorders, alleviate pain, and promote health through prevention and maintenance. It can be used for physical, emotional, and psychological problems.

Traditional Asian acupuncture is based on ancient Chinese theories of the flow of qi (a fine, essential substance which nourishes and constructs the body) through distinct channels that cover the body somewhat like the nerves and blood vessels. According to this theory, acupuncture adjusts the flow of qi in the body, leading it to areas where it is insufficient and draining it from areas where it is stuck and or superabundant. In this way, acupuncture restores the harmonious balance of the body and its parts. In Chinese there is a saying, “If there is pain, there is no free flow; if there is free flow, there is no pain.” Acupuncture promotes and reestablishes the flow of qi.

What to expect during a session?

Expect a clean, comfortable, professional office where privacy and confidentiality are maintained. Acupuncture needles are typically not much thicker than a hair, and their insertion is practically painless. It is nothing like receiving an ordinary injection. In some cases, you will not even know the needles are in place. In others, there may be some tingling, warmth, heaviness, or a feeling of the qi moving up and down channels. Most people find acupuncture extremely relaxing.

Sessions cost $75

Ailments which Acupuncture can aid:
(In addition, acupuncture has been used for centuries throughout Asia to treat hundreds of other problems.)
Musculo-Skeletal 

Tennis elbow Frozen shoulder
TMJ
Sciatica
Low back pain Fibromyalgia Carpal Tunnel

Syndrome Fibromyalgia
Gastrointestinal Disorders 

Food allergies Nausea Indigestion Diarrhea Constipation Ulcers
Colitis

Ear, Nose & Throat Disorders

Toothaches Earaches Sinusitis Rhinitis Laryngitis

Respiratory Disorders 

Colds & Flus Bronchitis Asthma Allergies Emphysema

Circulatory

Disorders 

Hypertension High Cholesterol Arteriosclerosis Angina Pertoris

Urogenital Disorders

Cystitis
Stress
Incontinence
Neurogenic bladder Prostatitis
Prostatic hypertrophy

Gynecological Disorders

Menstrual irregularity Endometriosis PMS
Infertility Menopausal Syndrome

Psycho-emotional & Neurological Disorders

Depression Anxiety
Insomnia Headache
Migraine Trigeninal NeuralgIntercostal Neuralgia
Post-stroke Paralysis
Dizziness
Tinnitus

 

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