Acupuncturist encourage the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. This is done by inserting needles and applying heat at very precise acupuncture points for approximately thirty minutes. For children, acupressure is used instead, which is done with fingers rather than needles.
There are various reasons that you might consider trying acupuncture such as...
Digestive disorders: acid reflex, nausea, crohn’s, colitis, IBS, and celiac disease
Respiratory disorders: sinusitis, sore throat, bronchitis, asthma, seasonal allergies, and other recurrent chest infections
Neurological and muscular disorders: tension headaches, migraines, facial tics, neck pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, various forms of tendinitis, lower back pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia, and osteoarthritis
Menstrual: reproductive problems (pelvic pain, ovarian cysts, fibroids, etc.) and even infertility problems
Oncology: side effects from chemotherapy and radiation
Now, traditional Chinese medicine says that health is the result of a harmonious balance of the complementary extremes of "yin" and "yang" of the life force known as "qi." Illness is the consequence of an imbalance of these forces.
Therefore, Qi flows through meridians, aka pathways, in the human body. These meridians and energy flows are accessible through 350 acupuncture points in the body.
Inserting very thin needles into these points with appropriate combinations brings the energy flow back into proper balance. Thus, allowing you to feel better...
So, as you can see, there are so many different conditions that can benefit from the assistance of a simple, little needle. Acupuncturists can truly help improve and heal a lot of health conditions. You can even reach remission!