HOW ACUPUNCTURE WORKS ?
- It promotes the body’s natural healing processes and the capacity to regain internal equilibrium.
- It treats the whole person, not just the disease.
- It works on many health problems, for which Western medicine is less effective.
- It is safe, effective, and has very few side effects, when given by a well-trained practitioner.
DOES ACUPUNCTURE HURT ?
Acupuncture needles are very fine sterile needles made from surgical stainless steel. They are disposable and will be used only once. The insertion of acupuncture needles is hardly felt. However, when they reach the depth of the acupuncture points, they may produce a sensation of soreness, heaviness, distention, or slight numbness, which are called needle sensation or arrival of Qi.
HOW CHINESE HERBS WORK ?
Chinese medicinal herbs have been used in a very special way in which they are incorporated in different formulas that have been developed through thousands of years of clinical practice by numerous Chinese herbologists. The proper formulation of herbs maximizes the therapeutic effects and minimizes the possible side effects. One important point is that herbal medicine formula should be worked out by doctor of oriental medicine or herbologist.