Acupuncture is one part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Practiced for more then 2000 years. it is a whole system of medicine that treats all conditions by focusing on strengthening the vitality of the individual. Acupuncture restores a healthy balance to the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of the human condition.
Acupuncture uses the insertion of stainless steel needles along the pathway of the meridian system. This can unblock restrictions and patterns of dysfunction not only on the surface but also in deep muscle tissues, joints. organs and the nervous systems. Correcting meridian flow in this way one experiences the benefit of health and vitality free from pain, illness and unease.
An acupuncturist examination includes taking the pulse on both wrists, looking at the tongue, feeling abdomen and meridians on the arms and legs, as well as asking all types of questions about the person health and well being. The more information that is gather the more accurate the diagnosis and the faster the client is able to be restored to a healthy state.
There are many people that practices Acupuncture in Brisbane Queensland however it is important that prospective clients choose someone who is a nationally registered "Acupuncturist" with AHPRA to ensure the safest and most qualified service is received b them.
Most people in the west are aware of the powerful results that acupuncture has on pain and inflammation. This can be explained due to modern science showing us that the acupuncture cause the body to respond by releasing endorphins and endogenous opiates like enkephalins (a powerful opiate as strong as morphine) into the blood stream and target local damaged tissues. This has the effects of reducing pain and inflammation and is able to facilitate the bodies natural self repair responses.
Many people are unaware of the kinds of benefits that acupuncture has on the psycho-emotional states of individuals, It can regulate the systems in the brain that are in charge of neuro-transmitters and hormones like serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin and cortisol. This regulation helps dramatically with peoples experience of emotions like anxiety,stress,depression, overwhelm and grief.