What are different types of Acupuncture

Different Types of Acupuncture(1).jpgAcupuncture is an alternative form of medicine in which needles are inserted into the acupoint and it gives relief from the physical and mental illness. Nowadays it has become famous and gained popularity around the world. It gives ultimate relief from several health problems like migraine, joint pain, sleep disorder, stress, etc.

Let’s Take a Closer Look at Some Major Types of Acupuncture:

Body Acupuncture: In this type of acupuncture, fine steel needles are inserted into the various points on the body i.e. from head to toe. Each acupuncture point has a different sanative effect. The needles hardly give any discomfort when they are inserted because they are very fine. Many problems can be treated with this type of acupuncture.

Auricular Acupuncture: Acupuncture needles are inserted in the acupoint of the outer ear lobe. Sometimes the needles are inserted at the left-side of an ear for one week at times. It is the method by which addictions like alcohol or smoking can be treated. It can also treat infertility successfully. Acupuncturists are available for acupuncture in Northern Beaches and they are highly skilled and experienced.

Electro Acupuncture: In this technique, one needle is inserted at the acupoint and another one is inserted at nearby. The Electro acupuncture machine is used to connect the needles with the electrodes. Low current is passed to the skin through the acupuncture needles. This method is useful for treating many problems.

Moxibustion: It is a process by which dried mugwort is burnt directly to the acupoint or it is placed on the tip of an acupuncture needle. Smolder of the herb slowly gives a warming effect on the needle and increases the flow of blood and energy into the body.

Heat Treatment: In this method, the needles are inserted at the acupoint and heated lamps are placed over the thin needles. In this way, the heats are transmitted through the needle into the acupuncture point. This process has a strong sensitive effect. Patients find this treatment enjoyable and get great benefits from it. It is useful for women having gynecological problems, Sports injuries, etc.

We have seen that some effective ways through which a pain-free treatment can be possible. Those who want these innovative ways of treatment should choose a reputed center.

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