The Acupuncture is a therapy healing used in traditional Chinese medicine. In this small needles are used that are inserted in specific points of the body, to treat certain pathologies, affirms the Licentiate Carmen Medina.
These points remain in energy paths called meridians. The Acupuncture treatments they are designed to improve the flow and balance along these ", adds the expert.
Nowadays acupuncture can serve in the Pain treatment , stress, infertility , the obesity, Polycystic ovary syndrome, high blood pressure and diabetes and others.
How does it work?
1. The acupuncturist selects the specific places to stimulate, based on the imbalances of the energy.
2. The patient, most of the time, should be lying on his stomach or face up. The needles will be inserted, properly sterilized, in the selected points, you can feel a small tingling or numbness.
3. These should be applied from top to bottom, from left to right, from front to back and go penetrating the needle with more or less depth depending on the disease that is being treated.
4. The needles should last in the body for 20 to 45 minutes, depending on the type of acupuncture treatment being performed.
In addition to these pathologies, acupuncture can treat others: hypertension, spinal problems, infertility and obesity. Test it!