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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is among the oldest healing practices in the world. As part of traditional Chinese medicine, (TCM), acupuncture aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body.  The body has fourteen major energy channels called meridians. These meridians flow through different areas of the body including the head, arms, legs, abdomen, feet, back and internal organs.  A subtle energy called Chi circulates by the meridians to all parts of the body, even the most remote cells.  Blockage, misdirection or other derangement of the amount, flow or balance of Chi can result in pain, dysfunction, and ill health.  Acupuncture needles or acupressure stimulate certain points along the meridian, this stimulation helps restore the normal balance and flow of Chi in the body, which sets the stage for the body to repair itself and maintain its own health.

What conditions are treatable by Acupuncture?

 

Addictions
Allergies
Ankle swelling
Arm and Shoulder Pain
Arthritis
Asthma
ADD
Back Pain
Bed wetting
Blood pressure (high or low)
Bronchial Conditions
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Circulation,Poor
Colds
Colits
Colon, spastic
Constipation
Cough
Depression
Detox
Diarrhea
Disc problems
Diverticulitis
Dizziness
Emphysema
Fatigue
Fibromyalgia
Flu
Gallbladder disorders
Gynecological dysfunctions
Hay fever
Headache
Heart problems

Hemorrhoids
Hip pain
Immune deficiency
IndigestionInsomnia
Joint pain
Kidney problems
Knee pain
Leg pain, cramps, tingling numbness
Liver problems
Neck pain, stiffness
Nervousness
Neuralgia
Pain
Pleurisy
PMS
Prostate problems
Rheumatism
Sciatica
Shingles
Shoulder pain
Sinus trouble
Skin problems
Sports injuries
Stomach problems
Sore throat
Thyroid conditions
Ulcers
Urinary problems
Weight loss
Whiplash




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