Acupuncture: ancient, effective and safe technique

Written by: Rosa Mª Martínez
Published: | Updated: 16/11/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The Acupuncture is an ancient technique that was first used in China about five thousand years ago by its efficacy and safety.

It involves stimulation by fine stainless steel needles at certain points of the body for the treatment of various diseases.

Acupuncture is virtually painless for most patients. The perception of the puncture with an acupuncture needle varies in each person. Although not feel pain in most people, sometimes you can feel a slight prick or feeling of discomfort decreases rapidly. Anyone who has experienced an acupuncture treatment, discover with relief that is not painful. The needles are extremely thin.


Side Effects of Acupuncture

benefits of acupuncture Acupuncture has no side effects or side effects, common in drugs commonly used. Treatment effects are always towards the improvement of the patient, never in the opposite direction.

Occasionally, when removing a needle can be checked out of a droplet of blood, naturally throughout puncture.

In absolutely exceptional cases, squeamish patients may experience some motion sickness own little fear of the first session of acupuncture, why the same can be done lying down.


Contraindications for Acupuncture

Acupuncture is never contraindicated for treatment. Contraindications exist regarding the use of certain points in a few circumstances, such as:

  • During pregnancy, since there are points that can trigger premature labor.
  • Points in the skull babies, since they have open fontanelles.
  • Acupuncture points located in sensitive areas such as nipples and navel.

Despite having no formal contraindications, acupuncture must be performed by a professional properly trained to practice acupuncture. A inexpert hands can cause serious injuries.


Actual results Acupuncture

The results of acupuncture are objective. It works if it is properly indicated and applied, even skeptics. Moreover, acupuncture is being used successfully and often in animals who do not understand or believe in the improved processes that help and heal.

A positive attitude can enhance the effects of treatment, while a negative attitude may slightly hinder the effects of acupuncture, as can happen also in other medical treatment and at the same frequency.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Rosa Mª Martínez

Acupuncture specialist, Mrs. Rosa Maria Martinez is part of Ozonexus team, located in the province of Lleida. It is technical specialist in various fields such as Biological Medicine or post-surgery cures.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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