Acupuncture is one of the specialties of Chinese medicine. It focuses on the energy dimension of the human body and consists in stimulating certain areas of the skin, mucous membranes or tissues by the use of needles.
This helps restore health without chemical substance nor side effect. It’s a medicine both preventive and curative that regulates the body in its functions of digestion, elimination and oxygenation of all tissues.
Acupuncture helps boost the immune system's effectiveness and increases resistance to stress. This global medicine aims to maintain or restore the balance between man's physical structure, emotions and environment in order to maintain the body and mind in good health. It considers all aspects of life: eating habits, level of physical activity, work-related anxiety and emotional management among other things.
After completing a health questionnaire, the acupuncturist assesses the different spheres of our life (food, sleep, stress, weight, height, dyed, etc.).
Needling is often used to treat pain, internal disorders and many other problems. Needling refers to the insertion of fine, disposable needles at the acupuncture points in order to adjust and to regulate the circulation of Qi (vital life force energy) and blood. Acupuncture points are like switches in our system. If we select and stimulate the appropriate acupuncture points, the corresponding meridian, functional system or organ will receive the signal and begin regulating itself. Acupuncture needling can strengthen and calm Qi and blood through different stimulation methods.
Moxibustion is used for the treatment of chronic and deficiency problems such as fatigue, low libido, arthritis, asthma, cold hands and feet and a low immune system. It is also used to improve a patient’s quality of life and longevity and to provide important preventive care. Moxibustion refers to a treatment with moxa, a special Chinese herb which is used to warm up acupuncture points. It can strengthen Qi and blood and greatly improve the condition of the body.
This method is very effective in the treatment of some chronic, difficult, strange and lingering diseases. Bloodletting refers to the removal of stagnated blood from blue veins or meridians with special treatment needles called lancets.
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