A traditional Chinese medicine technique that uses thin sterile needles, which are inserted into various points along the body, to remove obstructions of energy and stimulate the flow of Chi.
Chinese Scalp Acupuncture
Chinese scalp acupuncture, also known as head acupuncture, is a contemporary acupuncture technique integrating traditional Chinese needling methods with Western medical knowledge of brain anatomy. It has been proven to be a very effective technique for treating acute and chronic central nervous system disorders. It often produces remarkable results with just a few needles and usually brings about immediate improvement, sometimes taking only several seconds to a minute.
Some of the conditions that can be treated include:
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Paralysis due to Stroke
- Central Nervous System Disorders– Phantom Pain, Complex Regional Pain, Residual Limb Pain
- Loss of Balance
- Loss of Hearing
Refers to the use of CAM in place of conventional medicine.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Essence of life; the circulating life energy that is inherent in all living things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health.
Refers to the use of CAM together with conventional medicine.
Refers to the use of both conventional and CAM treatments for which there is evidence of safety and effectiveness.
Channel or avenue through which Chi travels through the body.
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