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  • Acupuncture
    “Experience no pain to relieve pain.”
  • Definition
    Acupuncture:
    The insertion of the tips of needles into the skin at specific points for the purpose of treating various disorders by stimulating nerve impulses. Originally Chinese, this method of treatment is practiced in many parts of the world.
    www.dictionary.com
  • Origin of Acupuncture
    The earliest written record of acupuncture is the Chinese text Shiji in the 2nd century BCE.
    By the year 1000 acupuncture spread from China to Japan, Korea, Vietnam and other places in East Asia.
    Acupuncture gained attention in the United States after Richard Nixon visited China in 1972.
  • Theory
    Meridians are energetic lay lines that are mapped throughout the human body. Their existence is proved boy the observation of the effect of various pressure points. These are recognized acupuncture pressure points.
    The Meridian system can be thought of as an energetic distribution network.
    In acupuncture, fine needles are inserted into the patients body in pre-selected acu-points. The effect of the needling is expected to cause changes in the pattern of the patients energy system.
  • Method
  • Acupuncture Treatment helps the following:
    Neck of Cervical Pain
    Shoulder, Back, Hip pain
    Sciatica
    Anxiety Depression
    Insomnia
    Headaches and Migraines
    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Sinus Problems
    Arthritis and Arthritic Pain
    Jaw and Face Pain
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow
    Sports Injuries
    Motor Vehicle Injuries
    Bladder Infection
    Stress Related Disorders
    Menstrual and PMS Problems
    Smoking Addiction
    Obesity and Weight Control
    Infertility
  • Final Thought:
    “There must be something to acupuncture—you never see any sick porcupines.”
    Bob Goddard
  • Resources:
    http://www.articlebase.com/alternative-medicine-articles/acupuncture-theory-1735148.html
    http://www.acupuncture-treatment.com/benefits.html
    http://www.dictionary.com
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvlxggeIG4E