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Book Now About Acupuncture Acupuncture works by using needles to access the Qi pronounced "chee" or vital energy at acupoints, and manipulating that energy in specific ways.
One can either supplement, drain, or move the Qi in order to restore the proper flow of energy through the meridians pathways for Qi in the body. Meridians are similar to rivers or little energy highways in the body. They are all interconnected and correspond to specific organ systems and flow in designated directions.
Whenever Qi is stuck in a specific area, something happens like a logjam in a river or a traffic jam on a highway, and that part of the body will react, becoming painful or manifesting signs of pathology in an area associated with its correspondent organ system.
Similarly, when there is not enough Qi flowing in a certain meridian, symptoms such as weakness and fatigue may occur, signaling that not enough nourishment is being circulated to all or part of the body. Or if the energy goes the wrong way in a meridian, like an errant car traveling the wrong way down a one way street, other types of imbalance will arise.
This explosion is due to the recognition by consumers and regulators of the safety, effectiveness and low cost of this form of health care.
Over 40 states and the District of Columbia have recognized the practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Legislation has been introduced in an additional four states. Clinical studies indicate that acupuncture is effective in treating headache, dysmenorrhea, fibromyalgia, stroke, substance abuse, menopause, depression, female infertility, neck pain, low back pain, osteoarthritis, morning sickness, respiratory disease, urinary dysfunction, tennis elbow and facial pain.
The FDA estimated in May that there were 9 to 12 million patient visits each year for acupuncture. Acupuncture has been cited by the World Health Organization to treat over forty-three conditions including allergies, asthma, back pain, carpal tunnel, colds and flu, constipation, depression, gynecological disorders, headache, heart problems, infertility, insomnia, pre-menstrual syndrome, sciatica, sports injuries, tendonitis and stress.
Acupuncture is a three-year masters level program. Oriental medicine is a four-year masters level program. Over 45 colleges are accredited or in candidacy status. Acupuncture is used in more than 20 states in over drug dependency programs.
Patients who go through these programs have lower re-arrest rates on drug-related charges than those not treated with acupuncture. The National Institutes of Health Consensus Conference on Acupuncture stated, "The data in support of acupuncture are as strong as those for many accepted Western medical therapies.
A study in six clinics in five states showed efficacy and cost savings of acupuncture. Of the patients treated with acupuncture, The number of licensed acupuncturists in the U. A controlled clinical trials in the United States have evaluated the use of acupuncture combined with standard stroke protocol for the treatment of paralysis due to stroke.
In Miami-Dade County drug offenders have a choice of acupuncture or jail.Acupuncture is the insertion and stimulation of needles at specific points on the body to facilitate recovery of health.
Although initially developed as part of traditional Chinese medicine, some contemporary acupuncturists, particularly those with medical qualifications, understand acupuncture in physiologic terms, without reference to .
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Our mission is to provide the highest quality TCM products, to enable practitioners to care for patients with highly effective and safe treatment. A growing number of people are seeking alternatives to antidepressant medications, and new research suggests that acupuncture could be a promising option.
One new study found the traditional. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM; simplified Chinese: 中医; traditional Chinese: 中醫; pinyin: Zhōngyī) is a style of traditional medicine built on a foundation of more than 2, years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy, but recently also influenced by modern Western medicine.
The Oklahoma Acupuncture Association is an alliance of Acupuncture professionals founded in It is an academic and non-profit organization comprising of Acupuncturist and HealthCare professionals in Oklahoma with primary interests in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
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