Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. This is done by applying mechanical, electrical or thermal stimulation at very precise acupuncture points.
Acupuncture regulates, strengthens and harmonizes various organs and systems of the body and supports homeostasis. It treats the root of the problem and the symptoms at the same time. General feeling of well being accompanies acupuncture treatment.
Acupuncture is a distinctive system of medicine which has been used by mankind for several thousand years. Tremendous empirical clinical experience of the past along with modern scientific research demonstrates remarkable efficacy and safety of acupuncture. This ancient form of medicine is used successfully to treat modern day health ailments ranging from stress and depression to allergies and auto-immune disorders. Some other health problems commonly treated with acupuncture include, but are not limited to, musculo-skeletal conditions, digestive problems, headaches of various etiology, asthma, gynecological disorders and chronic pain.
Acupuncture is an important technique for prevention of disease and can be helpful in early detection of harmful tendencies in the body.