Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Fallacies Clarified

Acupuncture is one of several modalities used in Oriental Medicine, originating over 4,000 years ago, treatments have effectively alleviated pain, increased fertility rates and improved or eliminated numerous types of health conditions.

Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, used in Oriental Medicine, involves inserting hair sized needles or pins into points along meridians in the body in order to restore blocked or weakened pathways. These needles naturally enhance acupuncture points and help to bring your energy flow back to full functionality, along these pathways that feed the bodies organs.

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine can treat the following symptoms but is not limited to these:

Acupuncture is very mainstream these days and is also used in hospitals around the world. Here are some common fallacies clarified.

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Acupuncture For Fibromyalgia Pain Relief

By Steven Sonmore, L.Ac.

acupuncture for fibromyalgiaFibromyalgia is a condition where a person has wide spread musculoskeletal pain. The symptoms can include aches that range from mild to debilitating aches in a person’s joints, muscles, tendons and any other soft tissue. The condition is also often accompanied by chronic fatigue, memory impairment and mood issues. Though the condition is more often found in women and those who suffer from TMJ or depression, the root cause of this condition is still unknown. Western medicine offers solutions in the form of medications to help ease the pain, but with the many side effects (nausea, fatigue, dependency) that come along with painkillers. However, acupuncture is proving to be a safe, effective, natural, alternative treatment. Continue reading