I have always heard so much about acupuncture, and you associate needles with pain. Due to popular beliefs ,I have been told that acupuncture is suppose to be painless...Let's talk acupuncture
What is it?
Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and a very key component of traditional Chinese medicine,in which thin needles are inserted into the body.
How is it Performed?
It is based on the premise that a blockage or disturbance in the flow of the body's life energy,or "qi" can cause health issues. Acupuncturists insert hair-thin needles to specific acupuncture points throughout the body to restore the flow of qi, balance the body's energy stimulate healing, and promote relaxation. Acupuncture is usually relatively painless, sometimes the needles are heated or stimulated with electricity after insertion. The needles will stay in place for between 5 and 30 minutes.
What are the benefits?
1. Reduce stress
2. Reduce back pain,neck tension,and relieve joint pain in the hands and arms.
3. Relief from headaches
4. Improve immune system
5. Relief from digestive conditions
6. Enhance mental clarity and increased energy.
What are the Health benefits?
Acupuncture is said to be useful in addressing a variety of health conditions:
3. Chronic pain