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Acupuncture is a Chinese medical practice that treats illness andprovides local anesthesia by the insertion of needles at predetermined sites ofthe body. Acupuncture may also follow many other forms.
The word acupuncturecomes from the Latin word acus, meaning needle, and pungere, meaning puncture.The Chinese call acupuncture Chen Chiu.On doing my research over acupuncture I used many different sources. Igot most of my information from the Internet. I discovered a large acupunctureclinic in Houston and contacted them over the phone. I never really realizedthat acupuncture was used so much in this country, but there are many placesacupuncture is used in the United States.Acupuncture is used in the treatment of a wide variety of medicalproblems.
It is used for ear, nose, and throat disorders, respiratory disorders,Gastrointestinal disorders, Eye disorders, and Neurological and Musculardisorders. The needles used in acupuncture are usually only inserted from 1/4to 1 inch deep into the skin. There is usually no pain in acupuncture. Usuallyif any pain it is only mild. Most of the needles now used in acupuncture aredisposable needles. Acupuncture does not always only involve needles. They mayalso use other methods such as moxibustion, cupping, electronic stimulation,magneotherapy and various types of massage.
There are also many differentstyles of acupuncture practiced all over the world.There are many things to consider when choosing an acupuncturist.Acupuncture is a licensed and regulated healthcare profession in about half thestates in the United States. There are many acupuncture practices which are notcertified, so when choosing one some research is required. If you getacupuncture usually between five to fifteen sessions are required, depending onthe severity of the complaint. Many acute conditions only require a singletreatment. The main thing to remember when receiving acupuncture is to simplyrelax.
After acupuncture treatments much of the pain may be gone after thefirst treatment, or in some cases it takes more. In some cases the pain maybecome worse, this is known as the rebound effect.The clinic I got most of my information from is a clinic in Houston.They specialize in Acupuncture Therapy for diseases and conditions such as acuteand chronic pain, degenerative diseases, arthritis, M.
S., post-stroke, migraineheadaches, lower back pain, facelifts, weight reduction, and smoking control.The Dr. that performs acupuncture at this clinic is Dr. Duong Hoang (M.D.), C.
A.The fees vary according on types of treatment. And usually a complete physicalexamination is required before your first acupuncture session.
Through my research over this topic I learned many things. I neverreally realized that acupuncture was such a big business. It is becoming moreand more popular all over the world.
In Canada acupuncture is very common, andseems to be becoming more common in the United States.Category: Science