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Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine take a more energetic approach to pathologies and health care. While no one therapy is complete in its self, Acupuncture has an ability to treat on a more holistic level. The basic art of Acupuncture is simple; it is the application of needles and or moxibustion to balance excess or deficient energies (known as pathologies in Western Medicine) in the body. The WHO (World Health Organization) has developed a list in which defines the many conditions treated by Acupuncture; See above.
Ear acupuncture is relevant for addictions, detoxification, recovery and maintenance of wellbeing.
A uniquely compact system that is particularly used in Korea and throughout Asia in pain management, and vital body function improvement.
Hand Acupuncture may be used to augment the effects of other treatments and/or stand alone as a therapy for a wide variety of health issues.
The techniques are simple, safe, effective and efficient.
This particular system of Acupuncture draws on the major theories of modern anatomy and physiology with respect to brain function and neurological responses and Ancient Oriental Concepts.
The development of this form of treatment has moved forward extensively since the 1970s in China and Japan, and has gained very favourable outcomes in emotional health issues, pain management and nervous system disorders.
Electro Acupuncture has a wide variety of uses, from treating pain to encouraging the body to heal. An electrode is placed on the Acupuncture needle to stimulate specific points and muscles. Electro Acupuncture is very effective in treating athletic conditions.
Cupping is a technique whereby a vacuum is created in a cup, drawing the skin up into the cup and seperating the layers of superficial fascia. The suction draws the blood to the level of the skin, creating a vacuum below the skin. This causes new blood to rush in below, removing stagnation. This technique is useful for breaking up scar tissue, generally in the low back and IT Band.