Acupuncture is the ancient
chinese form of medicine. According to ancient Chinese
theory, health is determined by ‘chi’, the vital life
energy. This energy flows through body along pathways
called meridians, each of which is linked to a specific
organ. If the flow of energy is balanced, the individual
has good health. If this flow is interrupted, various
problems occur. Acupuncture restores health by restoring
the normal flow of ‘chi’.
Here, needles are inserted
at specific points on the body to cure a particular
The needle insertion is
usually painless though a slight discomfort may be felt.
The needles are usually left in place or few minutes
to half an hour. Relief may be obtained in one sitting
or after several sittings.