You may have seen “anti air sickness” acupoint wristbands on sale in catalogs or on the internet. The manufacturers state that you can slip them over your wrist and a plastic nub inside the band will stimulate a special acupuncture point to help you quell the feeling of nausea. The problem is, most of these bands never tell you how to properly locate that acupoint! If you don’t place the nub precisely over the correct location, you will not get the beneficial effect. Read on to learn how you can find that point and stimulate it properly.
Prior to opening an acupuncture business there are certain things you need to know and steps you will need to follow. Acupuncture is a form of alternative healing so it requires more in depth steps to ensure that things will run smoothly and legally.
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese treatment that’s been around for years and has helped many individuals overcome a variety of ailments and illnesses. It involves the use of thin, sterile needles, which are placed into certain areas of the body for manual stimulation. Specific acupuncture points are targeted depending on the ailment or condition from which patients seek relief.
The concept of using the electro simulation device is quite simple. It uses an electrical current to facilitate transfer of energy in the form of electricity to heal an injury or wound. An electrical source in the device regulates and controls the transfer of electric current through an electrode pad. Two electrode pads are needed to complete the electrical circuit in the device. An electrolyte is used to moisten the surface of the wound or skin to insulate the contact with the electrical energy.
A lovely lady and friend came to me just after I qualified as an Acupuncturist with a frozen shoulder. She was unable to lift her arm higher than her head and to rotate it all the way around. She had seen a specialist and he had told her after a scan she may need an operation her scapula joint area. After five acupuncture treatments she was able to move her arm and shoulder clockwise and anti clockwise and was able (although a little painful) to reach up totally into the sky. She went back to her specialist three months later who scanned her shoulder again and to her amazement he told her that she no longer needed an operation on the joint.
First, what is homeopathy? Practitioners work on the theory that it’s possible to treat symptoms with the cause of those symptoms. For instance, diluted substances may be given to the patient in pill form so that the body heals itself.
This weeks highlight has to be that only after a few weeks of opening, on Thursday this week we had a full clinic. Acupuncture can help with the following:
Facial Revitalisation Acupuncture
Ear Acupuncture & De-Tox – can help towards giving up smoking & weight loss
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome.
Hormonal imbalance e.g. pre and post menopause
Headaches & Migraines
Acute infections & viral conditions
Muscle pain derived from trigger points. An important cause of pain that is under diagnosed comes from trigger points within soft tissues. Definitions below.
Choosing your acupuncturist can be a tricky task. Most people rely on word of mouth, which has its advantages but certainly does not ensure you will find the right practitioner for you.
You have probably heard of fertility acupuncture from friends or even some doctors. If you are among those couples who have long been wanting to have their child, this might just be the thing for you to try. But before you get into the program yourself, there are a few important things that you need to do first.