hair thin, individually wrapped, sterile, and are used only once so there
is little risk of infection.
Your body is wise and it communicates its wisdom to you through your symptoms as signals that there is an imbalance. All of us have an innate ability to heal. However, our modern lives have caused most of us to lose touch with this ability.
What does it feel like?
Some people feel very
little when needles are inserted, others might
feel a radiating feeling
of warmth or movement.
What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an energetic system of traditional healing that originated in Asia. While acupuncture is relatively new to the West, it is one of the oldest and most widely used systems of medicine in the world, having originated over 2,000 years ago.
The Chinese observed that the life force, Qi (pronounced chee), moves in cycles according to natural laws that apply to everything. Qi harmony = wellness.
- Hollistic approach: a person is treated as a complete being – body, mind, and spirit – not just a symptom to be fixed.
- Everything is connected – your physical symptoms, emotional state, stress level, and environment and all must be taken into consideration in designing effective treatment.
- By treating the root cause of the problem rather than the sympton, more effective and long-term healing can occur.