Nhu Nguyen on the Benefits of Acupuncture
Acupuncture offers relief for many conditions, even when conventional medicine fails, without the side effects that accompany many medications. Most patients experience immediate relief. Acupuncture is suitable for everyone, regardless of age or health condition.
What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that involves the insertion of fine needles at specific points. There are over a thousand known acupuncture points on the body.
How does acupuncture work?
Acupuncture improves the body’s functions and promotes the natural healing process by stimulating specific points on the body, releasing a flow of energy called Qi. The goal of acupuncture is to restore, promote, and maintain good health.
Does it hurt?
Acupuncture needles are not much thicker than a human hair, and most people find that it doesn’t hurt. You may feel a slight warmth, tingling, heaviness, or you may not even know when the needles are in place. Many people feel their Qi moving up and down the channels. Most people find acupuncture extremely relaxing and you may even fall asleep during the treatment.
Is acupuncture safe?
Yes! Acupuncture is very safe and has been practiced for over thousands of years. Nhu only uses sterile, disposable needles.
Acupuncture has been used throughout Asia for centuries to treat hundreds of problems and can promote a high level of wellness and maximum performance.
Acupuncture works well in conjunction with other therapies, such as chiropractic adjustment, physical therapy, and massage therapy.