What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an ancient medicine that originated in China about 5,000 years ago. Acupuncture is a way of treating the imbalance of energy called Qi by using needles. Qi is the substance that nourishes our bodies and provides us with energy.
What does it feel like?
Most people feel a painless pinch, tingling, and a little ache upon insertion. This feeling lasts only for a few seconds. Many people report movement of the Qi during the treatment.
What to expect?
A detailed interview will be performed covering the lifestyle, personal and social life, and medical history. An examination of the tongue and pulse, which is a major diagnostic tool of medicine, will be performed. Visit may occur once or twice a week for several weeks.