A typical Acupuncture session involves in depth questioning and an assessment of where an individual is at physically, emotionally and spiritually. The diagnostic process involves examining the tongue, checking the pulse and palpating the “hara” or abdomen as well as feeling for pressure pain at various acupuncture points.
Following the assessment, needles are gently and carefully inserted into a range of acupuncture points to stimulate or to positively influence the body’s innate healing system. An acupuncture treatment process is often described as being highly relaxing and calming.
WHO sites 50 common health conditions that Acupuncture can successfully treat. These include:
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