Complete Idiot's Guide to Acupuncture and Acupressure, 1st by David W Sollars

By David W Sollars

While you are drawn to knowning extra approximately acupressure and acupuncture, this advisor covers all elements of therapy from deciding upon a practitioner to follow-up excercises. It offers a accomplished directory of scientific illnesses from zits to menopause that may be healed clearly.

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Cupping unknots the sore muscles of your back. Massage and Exercise: Movin’, Movin’, Movin’ You’ve probably figured out by now that keeping your Qi moving plays a big part in healing illnesses and staying healthy. Oriental Medicine incorporates massage (Tui-Na) and numerous exercises (medical Qi Gong) into the training of health professionals. Tui-Na: Push Me, Pull You This oriental massage technique, safe for both children and adults, uses pressing, rubbing, kneading, and pinching to bring your body back into balance.

Your first visit may include the use of some other techniques, like heat or massage (see Chapter 5). 19 Part 1 ➤ From Mystery to Miracles Treatment time averages from one-half hour to one hour. If the acupuncturist decides to leave the needles in place for a time, it’s usually for about 20 minutes to half an hour. Often, you’ll listen to soothing music to help you relax. During acupuncture or acupressure, your body releases endorphins, which are natural painkillers, and serotonin, a feel-good brain chemical.

Food and Drug Administration approved the use of acupuncture needles as medical devices. The acupuncture needles are made of high-quality surgical stainless steel that are so thin they might remind you of a strand of hair. Although most practitioners use sterile disposable needles, your practitioner will give you a choice of either sterilized, reusable needles or disposable needles thrown out after each use. Students of acupuncture practice using these needles on pieces of fruit or tightly bound foam to acquire just the right skill.

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