Acupuncture is one of the practices used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is a technique by which practitioners stimulate specific acupuncture points on the body, most often by inserting thin needles through the skin. Traditional acupuncture also involves moxibustion and cupping therapy. It aims to correct imbalances in the flow of Qi through channels known as meridians by stimulating specific acupuncture points. Acupuncture aims to treat a range of conditions, though is most commonly used for pain relief.

Acupuncture could be used in varieties of diseases. Such as Pain, Peripheral osteoarthritis, Headaches and migraines, low back, Fibromyalgia, Shoulder and elbow, Postoperative, Cancer, Depression, Fertility and childbirth, Nausea and vomiting, Stroke, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Allergies, Other conditions.

Acupuncture is generally safe when administered using clean technique and sterile single use needles. When properly delivered, it has a low rate of mostly minor adverse effects. Acupuncture needles are typically made of stainless steel, making them flexible and preventing them from rusting or breaking.

 What does acupuncture do?

Acupuncture is now widely used for relieving pain, treat the symptoms and diseases like nausea, immune disorders, stroke and many other conditions, even cancer.

 What are the needles like?

Acupuncture needles have a coiled handle and an extremely fine shaft with a sharp point. The needles are solid and no substances are injected into the body. Needles come in different lengths and thickness according to the areas of the body which is treated. 

Are the needles re-used?

No, the single-use sterile needles come in sealed packs and are safely disposed of after each treatment 

 Is Acupuncture Painful?

No. Compared with the needles used to take blood or deliver medicine, acupuncture needles are many times thinner, solid rather than hollow, l  flexible rather than rigid and rounded at the tip. You may feel a minor tingling or slight pinch as the needle reaches the correct point under the skin and as it is operated for "meeting" with your Qi(chi) on meridians. Sometimes a slight warmth, distention or numbness is experienced, but these sensation are only momentary. In most cases, the needles can hardly be felt at all when insertion; often, patients are unaware that insertion is taking place.  

 Is Acupuncture Safe?

Yes. In the hands of a comprehensively trained acupuncturist, your safety is assured. 
Acupuncture needles are hair-thin, sterile, stainless, steel, and generally no bleeding. They are far different from the hypodermic needles used for injections. The specific area on your skin will be cleaned with alcohol before insertion. One of the greatest advantages of acupuncture, moxa, cupping is the absence of any harmful side effects.