Acupuncture is one of the oldest healing practices in the world, used both as healing and preventative medicine for over 5000 years. It promotes healing by stimulating the nervous system and relaxing muscles using fine needles. Treatment sometimes leads to immediate results. Depending on your condition a short course of treatment, may be required or a longer course of treatment if you have chronic problems.
Acupuncture incorporates a holistic approach to treatments and is widely known for its effectiveness in treating musclo-skeletal injuries, as well as digestive disorders, headaches, menstrual disorders, psychological disorders and many other chronic conditions. Acupuncture can be also used for illness prevention through maintaining the body balanced state of good health. As a holistic treatment method there are very few conditions that does not benefit from acupuncture!
What does acupuncture feel like?
Acupuncture is a lot more painless than new patients may imagine! Some patients may feel some heaviness, distention, tingling or electric sensation around the needle. Many patients are able to relax or even fall asleep after the needles are in.