Acupuncture & Cupping
Acupuncture is a practice of inserting needles into various points throughout the body. It is a practice based in China that began over 2,000 years ago. It has been known to prevent, diagnose and treat disease, as well as promote overall well-being. The points used are located on channels known as meridians, and these meridians govern the flow of energy (known as qi) throughout the body.
Therapeutic cupping is a therapy using cups and a suction; the cups are placed all over the body (depending on the area of focus), and the suction is used to create a negative pressure between the skin and the cup. The suction created can encourage blood flow, sedate the nervous system, movement of toxins, loosen muscles and create movement.
By promoting and restoring the balance of energy in internal organs and the musculoskeletal system, acupuncture can benefit the following ailments (but not limited to)