Acupuncture




Acupuncture has been practiced in China for thousands of years. It is performed through sterile, disposable, thin needles through certain points along energy channels that are known as meridians. It is perceived that certain diseases and conditions occur due to an imbalance in the flow through body meridians. However, this issue can be corrected with a tailored acupuncture protocol that is dependent upon the patient’s medical history and physical examination. Scientists believe that acupuncture works through releasing endogenous chemicals inside the body like endorphins that relive pain. Clinical studies show that acupuncture strengthens various organ systems including the nervous and immune systems. It also reduces any inflammation associated with diseases while relieving muscle spasms and strain