Acupuncture is a treatment based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a system of healing that dates from thousands of years before.The effects of Acupuncture are achieved through balancing of the Qi flow known as life force or energy in meridians (energy pathways) to create health and wellness.
According to TCM theroy, everything in natural has both Yin and Yang, which are complementary opposites. Imbalance of Yin and Yang may cause diseases. For example a patient suffers from insomnia is a typical case of imbalance of Yin and Yang(heart Yang fire can not be balanced by Kindey Yin Water) and excessive heart fire causes sleeping disorders.
The main objectives of Acupuncture are:
- To restore balance of Yin and Yang
- To restore Qi flow in human body
- promote general health and wellness
- To achieve a balance of body, mind and spirit.