About Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a Chinese medicine-based approach that treats many conditions using needles to hit trigger points on the body. Chinese medicine describes this technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force known as chi. This treatment is a minimally invasive treatment that stimulates nerves under the skin to influence tissues, glands, organs and muscles. Acupuncture can be sought out for many treatments such as chronic headaches, sinus pressure, allergies, anxiety and depression, osteoarthritis, chronic pain, hypertension, insomnia, menstrual cramps and PMS, morning sickness, sprains and stroke.

Risks to acupuncture are low if done by a certified professional. However, there can be certain side effects such as soreness and minor bleeding or bruising. The risk of acupuncture can increase if you have conditions such as a bleeding disorder, if you have a pacemaker, and/or are pregnant.

Methods that are used are unique to each case and are dependent on the location of pain, the details of your tongue, the colour of your face and your pulse. Although acupuncture methods are not all scientifically proven, there are many benefits such as there are very few side effects, it helps reduce pain, relax the nerves and also promote circulation in the body.

What Acupuncture Helps With

Overall, acupuncture therapy can have many benefits from reducing pain to improving mobility. It can help your body circulation improve, improve the functioning of your mobility and even reduce depression and anxiety.

Acupuncture In Toronto

Whether it’s the common problems or more serious issues, we are here to help. North Health Clinic provides physiotherapy, chiropractic care, RMT massage, acupuncture and custom made orthotics & stockings for the best value. Give us a call or visit us here at North Health Clinic located in Toronto.

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