Many of our readers are interested in the question whether the procedure for acupuncture to be harmful to health?
Acupuncture is a method of treatment, which since ancient times, used by Chinese healers. Acupuncture or acupuncture affects not only through specific points on the body, and is an ancient Chinese philosophical system based on pseudo-scientific bioenergy theories.
Acupuncture treatment is based on energy flows of a man. That the treatment was successful, the doctor, to effects on specific organs or organ systems, inserts fine needles under the skin of the patient. In some cases, the needles are replaced by thermal or weak electric effect. On the principle of acupuncture is based acupuncture massager and similar devices.
How is acupuncture?
Remember, a qualified acupuncturist will never be right to put the needles under your skin. If you met such a “doctor”, run away from him. First heard the complaints of the patient, examination, and after that the decision about the use of acupuncture.
Next, the physician should determine what points require impact, and this is followed by the carrying out of the procedure. Acupuncture stimulation points is creative and subjective process, the outcome of which depends on the experience and skill of a specialist. The number of needles used during treatment can vary from several to several dozen. The depth of piercing the skin is determined by the physician, according to his experience and intuition – if you do not trust the specialist refrain from the use of this technique.
Most patients experience no pain, even when is acupuncture with neuritis of the facial nerve. But on the appearance of such sensations as pain or irritation, you need to complain to a specialist such signs indicate the goal and the beginning of the restoration of the energy balance.
Does acupuncture hurt?
The harm is possible and even likely if the procedure is carried out not experienced specialist, and a charlatan. Unfortunately, Russia has not yet developed a system for certification of specialists in acupuncture, so no one will give you a guarantee that you will be able to avoid Contracting various infections through dirty needles.
In the medical environment is thought that acupuncture has an effect on reducing pain, but no impact on the struggle with the disease has not.
Before deciding on treatment with this Chinese technique, it is advised to carefully weigh the pros and cons.
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