History of Acupuncture

Better to prevent than cure. Acupuncture treatment is a means of preventive medicine that involve inserting needles into some parts of the body. It is derived from the ancient Chinese medicine practice that relieves pain and cures some of the known ailments. It has been practiced for some time and believed to help majority of those who have had those problems. In the modern clinics it has been advocated since it is used to treat the nerves and the under tissue in the skin. Skin as the largest organ in the body hides a lot of other organs and if well cured and protected makes the body look strong and healthy. This results in the body producing pain-relieving substances, such as endorphins. It is likely these substances are responsible for any beneficial effects seen with this form of acupuncture.

Traditional acupuncture is based on the belief that an energy, or “life force”, flows through the body in channels called meridians. This life force is known as Qi.

Practitioners who adhere to traditional beliefs about acupuncture believe that when Qi does not flow freely through the body, this can cause illness. They also believe acupuncture can restore the flow of Qi, and so restore health.

Uses of acupuncture

There have been several uses of this form of treatment that have helped people and relieved them from pain. It used to treat headache, lower back pain and some form of arthritis, anxiety, asthma and infertility. This form of medication has been scarce in many public health care institutions and is expensive sort by those who can afford the private clinics and treatments.

This form of treatment has been accepted by the relevant states where the health sector has recommended acupuncture to be used as sort of treatment like chronic disease like back pain, neck pain, nausea and vomiting.

Practicing acupuncture by professional practitioner is safe and the patient is subjected to minor side effects that arise due to the exposure the skin is addressed to like dizziness and drowsy that are mild and short term. As a patient if you choose to have an acupuncture treatment choosing a qualified professional and experienced doctor is ideal these helps in eliminating complication that may come along when offering these treatment. It is also wise to be treated by those that belong to a registered union that is known and registered by the responsible states.

This treatment varies in cost from one clinic to another and mostly it is from the private providers.

Health care is the most sorted service across the globe and whether the modern or the ancient methods all are aimed at providing health care to the esteemed patients.

Prevention is always better than cure and therefore the energy channels in the body helps in aligning the nerves and some conditions that without doubts could complicate and give the patient recovery.

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