Acupuncture and all its health benefits

Acupuncture is a method of improving one’s health that originated in China. This method is based on the idea that most pain situations are caused by an energy imbalance in the body of the patient. When energy nodes are blocked energy cannot flow freely. Thus, internal organs do not receive the amount of energy needed for optimum performance. If the needles are inserted into specific points along the meridian lines the energy flow is restored and the nodes are open again. Acupuncture works effectively because it stimulates the release of endorphins, helping to decrease pain.

Latest research has shown that acupuncture treatment helps in successful treatment of many medical conditions. Although the way acupuncture works on the body is not fully known, it helps the body relax and reduces stress. Disorders treated by acupuncture are varied. Sore throat, headaches, migraines, laryngitis, ear pain, premenstrual syndrome, menstrual disorders and spondylosis were successfully treated in some patients after a few sessions.

Next, diseases such as cysts, fibroids, circulation problems, digestive disorders, ulcerative colitis, diarrhea, constipation, psoriasis, arthritis, deafness, azoospermia or various genital and urinary disorders were also covered successfully but after a longer period of time and more than one meeting. Personality disorders such as schizophrenia, mood disorders and depression could also be treated.

In terms of the costs of acupuncture sessions, this is generally not very high, but depends on the patient and the diseases they have. The duration of a session is around 25 minutes and usually takes place in an outpatient setting once or twice a week. Lately many acupuncture schools that offer training for those interested in the field have been created in places located all over the world. Acupuncture school students learn to perform a series of treatments like acupuncture without needles and pins.

Three of the most effective methods of acupuncture are as follows:

Su Jok Acupuncture - this is a technique that uses only expert hands and introduces microscopic needles in different points of hands or feet. This method is extremely effective in chronic diseases that give permanent pain on joint disease and to treat various diseases of childhood.

Acutron Mentor acupuncture - this is one of the most advanced technique using electro-therapeutic devices offering interferential current through those.

Acupressure – this method is in fact acupuncture without needles. This involves the finger or nail and creates some sort of pressure in the place where energy points are blocked. Usually middle or index fingers are used mostly, but the elbows or knees could also be used.