Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient, millennia-old treatment method from China. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends Acupuncture for treating:

Musculo-skeletal injuries
Hay fever
Depression
Postoperative pain
Abdominal pain (gastritis and peptic ulcers)
Arthritis
Hypertension
Low back pain
Nausea and vomiting
Headache
Post-stroke recovery
Gynaecological and obstetric disorders (Dysmenorrhea , morning sickness)

Acupuncture is not all about needles however it also includes a number of other treatment methods, including:

Moxabustion:

Heat therapy by the burning of the Chinese Herb Ai Hao (Artemisia Vulgaris) to warm the patient long-term from the inside.

Cupping:

Creating a vacuum in a cup to lift the skin in order to massage the muscle deeply and remove any tension or discomfort (small pictures).

Chinese massage:

To relieve aches and pains or ameliorate any internal disease.

Chinese herbs:

Ingestion of plant to speed up recovery and increase energy levels.

Taiji and qigong:

To prevent falls, strengthen the muscles and improve breathing and the digestive system, lowers high blood pressure.

In addition to the above acupuncture may also include the use the insertion of needles at certain acupuncture points on various parts of the body to health complaints. Acupuncture needles are hair-fine and unlike syringes there is no cutting edge or hollow shaft. The main sensation experienced is usually numbness, heaviness, warmth or tingling. Many patients find acupuncture treatments very soothing and fall asleep.

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