Understanding How Acupuncture Works?

Are you thinking about trying acupuncture to help you with a health issue that you deal with? Are you hesitating because you are not sure how this treatment works? Then you need to have a better understanding about how this treatment works.

That way you can decide if this is a treatment that you want to try for yourself. There are a few things that you need to understand about how this treatment works.

The first thing you need to understand is that this is a natural treatment. There are no medications that are required, and that is one reason so many people like this treatment.

The way that it works is that an acupuncturist uses needles that will help to alleviate pain and to treat various health conditions. Every person's body has what are known as meridians. There are 12 meridians in every person's body.

These are energy channels or Qi in the body that help keep the flow of energy working properly in all areas of a person's body.

When these meridians become blocked, the energy is not flowing properly, and that causes pain and other health issues in a person's body. By inserting needles into the meridians, the acupuncturist is able to unblock this energy or Qi to help get it flowing properly again in the body.

When the needles are used on the meridians, this helps to stimulate these channels. This is going to help balance the flow of energy or Qi, and is going to help alleviate pain and other health conditions that were caused by the blocked energy flow.

Once the energy flow is balanced and restored to its proper flow, all of your organs and systems will function in harmony, and this is going to help your body begin to heal on its own.

That is the basic understanding of how this treatment works for everyone. Now, the second thing that you need to know about this treatment is, what health conditions this treatment can help with.

There are a lot of different health conditions that it will help with. To give you an understanding of what health conditions it can help with, here are a few of them.

- Musculo-skeletal disorders

- Arthritis

- Carpal tunnel syndrome

- All pain from common injuries, car accidents or trauma

- Migraine and other headaches

- Fibromyalgia

- Respiratory disorders

- Addictions and eating disorders

There are many other health conditions it can help with. The best way to find out if it can help with your health condition is to ask an acupuncturist.

Now that you understand more about acupuncture, you can make a more informed decision about whether to try this treatment for yourself. Just remember all of the information that you learned here to help you make your decision so that you make the right decision for you.

If you enjoyed this article by Les Wilson please visit our downtown Seattle acupuncture website today. You will find helpful information on acupuncture and many other types of chronic pain, stress, and illness in the greater Seattle area, using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. http://www.SeattleAcupunctureWellness.com

This article was published on 04 May 2016 and has been viewed 515 times
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