WHAT IS MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE?
Many people inquire about acupuncture and want to know what it is and the benefits of medical acupuncture on various ailments. You can have peace of mind in knowing that acupuncture is non invasive and painless. It treats a wide range of illnesses from moderate cases to the very difficult and is an excellent avenue to help patients promote, maintain and restore health based upon the principles of natural medicine. There are no chemicals of any kind or invasive procedures employed at any time – no X-rays, MRIs, operations, not even a hypodermic needle is used.
What is acupuncture is a question that some may ask, especially if they are unfamiliar with acupuncture or natural medicine. Acupuncture is a very effective and painless method of treatment that can relieve pain and various illnesses of the body. It is a age-old treatment method that has been used in ancient China and is still in practice to this day. In fact, natural medicine and acupuncture is the oldest medical system that is still used in contemporary medicine today. The results from acupuncture have been phenomenal.
HOW IS ACUPUNCTURE EXPLAINED?
If you are asking what is acupuncture, then it is time to see firsthand how acupuncture can greatly benefit your body and improve your health. Acupuncture is a method that inserts thin needles into strategic acupuncture points throughout the body. Just like a key is placed into the ignition of a vehicle, each acupuncture needle acts like a key that “starts up” and encourages the energy flow throughout the body. The energy flow allows the body to nourish the tissues and encourages the body to heal itself. When the meridians, or channels of energy throughout the body are hindered or blocked, the body is hindered as well from being able to heal naturally. Acupuncture releases the obstruction and allows for the body to re-balance itself.
What is acupuncture is defined in modern terms as a method that causes the body to release chemicals that help to stimulate the body’s systems. This encourages the entire emotional and physical well being of a person. Acupuncture is effective when used to treat pain or other illnesses of the body, and it is beneficial for the body. Acupuncture does not require painful or irreversible procedures, but it is a way to encourage the body to heal itself. When you are learning what is acupuncture, you will be pleased to learn that it is not associated with negative side effects.
BABY ACUPUNCTURE: Safe and Effective for Infants, Toddlers and Small Children
Parents with infants, toddlers and small children feel secure in having their most sensitive family members receive acupuncture from Agape Acupuncture, Inc. knowing it is non invasive and not harmful to them. We are very gentle with the youngest members of your family and we constantly receive loving notes and drawings from our young patients, who are not fearful of coming to our clinic. This is a testament to the way our clinic administers acupuncture – that it is painless, and the results and outcomes are genuine and enduring. Babies cannot produce placebo effects.
WHAT IF I AM AFRAID OF NEEDLES?
At Agape Acupuncture, Inc., we are very gentle and loving with our patients. We treat babies, toddlers and even the elderly. The encounter that people have with acupuncture needles vary from patient to patient. Mostly, patients do not experience pain, and some feel a slight pressure during needle placement. After the initial insertion of acupuncture needles, there is no pain and the patient usually reports deep relaxation and rest during the treatment. Acupuncture needles are very thin and solid and they are made of stainless steel. The point of the needle is smooth (Acupuncture needles are solid and not hollow like hypodermic needles. Hollow needles increase the risk of skin bruising and skin irritation.), and insertion through the skin is not as painful as injections or blood sampling. At Agape Acupuncture, Inc. we use disposable needles only! Guaranteed!
THE BENEFITS OF ACUPUNCTURE
In going over historical facts about acupuncture treatment and effects on the human body, acupuncture has been well known for its reconciliation of our design and for normal functioning of the body. It benefits, promotes, maintains and restores health and well being and increases the body’s ability to protect itself. As for the affect on pain management that acupuncture has on the body, it is now used as the only anesthesia in surgical operations. There has been more than two million surgical operation performed using acupuncture as an anesthesia.
Acupuncture conforms the design of our body to the way it should function. For instance constipation and diarrhea are two extremes of abnormal bowel movement. Acupuncture application of the needles to treat both of these conditions are placed in the same area to bring healing to the body. Modern medicine has to use two different medication one to stop the diarrhea and another to cause a bowel movement to happen. The uses of acupuncture to bring on a natural healing process by working with the body, instead of on the body is both safe and effective.
In today’s society, many people have been told to learn to live with certain ailments. It has been suggested for some people to seek out a psychiatrist, in the case of physiological disorders where there is no finding of a disorder and therefore no method of treatment can be applied, even when the patient describes the pain or discomfort. We now know that something can be done, and it is with the proper administration of acupuncture and natural medicine. Where other methods have not worked, acupuncture has brought complete healing to many people. Acupuncture treats both element, the cause, and the symptoms of the illness. Because no one should have to just live with there ailment any more.
DISEASES TREATED | AGAPE ACUPUNCTURE, INC. | NATURAL HEALTH ORANGE COUNTY
GERD, IBS, Gastritis
Colitis, Ulcerative Colitis
Chronic Diarrhea, Dysentery
Stomach & Abdominal Pain
Hemorrhoids, Bloody Stools
Bladder & UTI Infections
Inflammation & Swelling
Panic Disorder, Panic Attack
Anxiety and Depression
Anger, Stress, Fear
Mood Swings, Moodiness
Female System Care
Tumors & Cysts
Menopause, Hot Flashes
Male System Care
Psoriasis, Lupus SLE
Scaly, Itchy, Irritated Skin
Acne & Blemished Skin
Natural Face Lift
Sagging Skin, Wrinkles
Hyper- or Hypothyroidism
Liver Diseases, Hepatitis
Liver Fibrosis & Cirrhosis
Chronic Severe Pain
Acupuncture is safe & effective for the treatment of pain and injuries. It is successful for auto-immune conditions, chronic debilitating and difficult diseases.
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Please visit Agape Acupuncture, Inc. at South Coast Marketplace | 2781 West MacArthur Blvd, Suite G3, Santa Ana, CA 92704 | At the corner of Fairview and MacArthur in the Super King Shopping Center | Call 714.979.9790 to schedule an appointment | We are conveniently located across the street from Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, just minutes away from South Coast Plaza off of the 405 freeway