What is Acupuncture?
The word Acupuncture dates back to the 17th century, it is gotten from the Latin word; Acus meaning “with a needle”, and an English word puncture. This technique was discovered by Emperor Huangdi 2500 BC and has been in use for over 2000 years.
How acupuncture works?
The simplest way to understand this is, the body has pathways or meridians which circulate energy within. Acupuncture enhances the free flow of the energy in circulation, giving you the benefit to enjoy optimum health.
Does acupuncture hurt?
Even though it’s still a needle, and a lot of people have phobias for it. Acupuncture makes you more relaxed and doesn’t cause discomfort or pain.
An acupuncture needle
Majority of people are familiar with needles ( syringe, injections), and many at times due to the initial pain felt or size, now have a certain ideology about needles in general. However, an acupuncture needle is most likely the tiniest of them all and works differently to the aforementioned.
Who should get acupuncture?
Acupuncture treats a vast number of illnesses, whether you’re suffering from some sort of pain that has lasted longer than it should, if you wish to build your immune system against infections, etc.
It houses a lot of effects ranging from analgesic, homeostasis, motor recovery, immune-enhancing, and a lot more.
Acupuncture is practiced in many countries of the world and has proven to be effective in diverse areas of treatment. It is a method of treatment in itself, an approach to better health care.