What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an ancient art of holistic healing, which considers that illness is the result
of an imbalance of the body’s natural energy. The aim of the treatment is to rebalance the body’s energy, restoring health and well-being
Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institutes of Health ( NIH) and the World Health Organization(WHO) to be effective in promoting many systems illness.
How does acupuncture work?
Acupuncture works with the natural vital force/energy (Qi) inherent within all living things to promote the body’s ability to heal itself. According to the theory of Chinese
Medicine , “Qi” circulates through pathways called meridians (or channels). Each meridian is associated with specific organs and glands. Like rivers that transport life-
giving water to nourish the land, plants and people. Meridians transport vital Qi to nourish and energize every cell, organ, gland, tissue and muscle.
Is Acupuncture safe?
Acupuncture is extremely safe, Ying Natural Health Care Center uses single-use sterilized disposable needles so there is virtually no risk of contamination.
Does it hurt?
Because the needles are not much thicker than a hair, treatments are generally painless.
After the needle is inserted, you many experience a vague numbness, heaviness and
Tingling. Sometimes people notice a sensation of energy spreading around the needle.