TCM has more than 5,000 years history, there are a variety of treating methods.
Acupuncture is one of the basic treatments in TCM.
In traditional acupuncture, the acupuncturist decides which points to treat by observing and questioning the patient to make a diagnosis according to the tradition used.
Acupuncture is a combination of acuneedles and moxa. It is used to insert the filiform needle into the a certain acupoint, needles may be manipulated in various ways, including spinning, flicking, or moving up and down relative to the skin.
The moxa method is using the burning moxa to fumigate the skin with a certain acupoint, tempering the cold and regulating the disease by the stimulation of heat.
In view of different diseases, different therapeutic sites are selected to achieve different therapeutic purposes and therapeutic effects. Common types of scalp acupuncture, hand acupuncture and body acupuncture,
Scalp acupuncture, is based on reflexological considerations regarding the scalp.
Hand acupuncture, centers around assumed reflex zones of the hand.
Effect based on the acupoint and the chosen techniques, has no relationship with the quality of needles. Different acupoint, different depth, different angle, different techniques ( like what frequency "plucking", "shaking" or "trembling", what direction) affect the treating.
Thousands of treating effects have proven that acupuncture can successfully help treat common pain, lower back pain, headaches and migraines, arthritis, other joint pain, Post-operative pain, nausea, and cancer treatment.
Nowadays, with the innovation and development of TCM, we have successfully take acupuncture as a special and independent treatment.
During the treatment of cancer, muscular atrophy, rheumatism, fibromyalgia, motor neuron disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, acupuncture has played a more and more important role.
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