Can You Handle the Pressure?

Acupuncture is a well-known natural healing technique that originates from Ancient Chinese practices and knowledge of so-called pressure points all over the body. By manipulating certain pressure points, the acupuncturist unblocks backed up life energy called “qi” or “chi”. For a modern approach to acupuncture therapy, acu-point injection therapies sarasota services may be something you would want to try.

Does acupuncture hurt?

Although many people get intimidated or scared of undergoing acupuncture therapy sessions because of the use of needles, acupuncture therapy performed by an experienced and legitimate acupuncturist will not cause pain or bleeding. You may experience a transient pain or discomfort; however the benefits of the therapy will outweigh any negative feelings.

What can acupuncture be used for?

Acupuncture serves a lot of purposes and provides many benefits, such as the following:

·    Stress relieving

·    Alleviating muscle aches and pains

·    Alleviating joint pains

·    Reducing inflammation

·    Soothing cramps

·    Preventing dysmenorrhea

·    Immunity boosting

·    Improve gastrointestinal function

·    And many more!

What is acupoint injection therapy?

Acupoint injection therapy involves both knowledge of herbal medicine and exact pressure points. In acupoint injection therapy, a syringe filled with herbal extracts, vitamins, and natural pain killers are injected into areas of the body commonly afflicted with pain and discomfort.

The following are typical areas of interest:

·    Shoulders

·    Elbows

·    Wrists

·    Knees

·    Hips

·    Ankles

To be noted is that acupoint injection therapy is not a suitable substitute for traditional acupuncture therapy. They are ideally used together in order to enhance the effects of acupuncture and pressure point manipulation.

Who to trust for my therapy?

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If you have friends who have undergone either traditional acupuncture therapy and/ or acupoint injection therapy, they can recommend you to their acupuncture and massage specialist. If you are looking on your own, it is important that you check online ratings and feedback (if there are any) before committing to a particular center or specialist.