Traditional acupuncture is a holistic therapeutic practice derived from Traditional Chinese Medicine that consists of stimulating certain specific points of the body called acupuncture points, in order to relieve, prevent, or cure a disease or disorder. It restores the inner balance of the body without pain.
The stimulation is usually done using needles but also using suction cups. Moxibustion is also a technique widely used in acupuncture, which consists of stimulating points with the help of heat.
Benefits of Acupuncture
Traditional acupuncture can reduce the stress level of the individual, help him to quit smoking, relieve headaches, reduce the severity of depression, treat certain dermatological disorders such as acne, treat seasonal allergies, reduce menopausal symptoms, relieve certain pregnancy ailments, treat insomnia, relieve digestive problems such as functional dyspepsia or constipation. It is also effective in the treatment of chronic lumbar and cervical pain.