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Acupuncture is safe,effective to be known.The therapeutic effects include: relieving pain, increasing energy, improving mood and body function and improving circulation.

Using acupuncture needle to stimulate the release of endorphins. This is the body’s natural pain relief, neurosurgeon. Therefore symptoms and the root cause of diseases can be relieved, and even healed on its own.

Acupuncture Nanaimo

Acupuncture is a technique bases on Tao, it uses for health care and treatment of diseases. Dao explained: The human body is a small universe, and its operation method is consistent with the operation method of the entire universe. Positive and negative energies are mutually restricted and interdependent to achieve balance.


Most of the human body is liquid. These liquids are outside the blood vessels, they are driven by the chee, and these chee are meridians in the human body that run through the body in a specific pattern.

These meridians can also be blocked due to bad life style, bad diet, or other habits, or old age due to body decline, and slow metabolism, resulting in biochemical imbalance or organ function imbalance.

Acupuncture therapy regulates the flow of life energy in the body, stimulates the body’s self-healing system. The body’s own immune system will re-adjust and repair errors, so that the pain can be alleviated and the disease can be cured.

Principles for Pain

When pain occurs in a certain part of the body, acupuncture therapy stimulates the releasing of endorphins by inserting needles into specific acupuncture points-this is the body’s natural pain relief neurohormone to promote natural healing.

In addition to acupuncture therapy eliminating pain symptoms, moxibustion therapy is also available, especially for areas where can not reached, moxibustion therapy is the first choice at this time.

Types of Acupuncture Needles

Modern, the needles are mostly made of metal, the diameter of the needle is from 0.16mm-0.50mm, and the length is from 0.13mm-7mm. Different types of needles are used for different parts of the body or different function. For people who are needle faint, even the smallest needle isn’t scary.

For this group of people, you don’t have to accept acupuncture therapy. You can choose other therapies, such other therapies as Chinese wu xing tea, Moxibustion,Tui Na massage,Herbal diet therapy, food therapy, or even herbal formula therapy etc., which can help relieve pain, symptoms of chronic diseases, and sequelae of chemotherapy.

The Feeling

Different people have different tolerance to stimulation. Modern acu-needles are thin and thin, and most of them are 25-50 times thinner than hypodermic needles, and they are almost painless.

Some people have a slight tingling sensation when the needle is inserted, but it disappears instantly.

Some people feel that there is qi flowing alone some parts of the body. This feeling is pleasant and relaxing. Many people fall asleep during treatment.

Some people feel heavy and feel hot or cold. These different experiences are due to different physiques and different symptoms.

After acupuncture at specific acu-points, the body is stimulated to release endorphins, which has a calming effect, or after specific acu-points are stimulated, a certain meridian has been dredged, or the body is mobilizing energy to be dredged, all parts of the body will have the sensation of Qi flowing.

Side Effects

This therapy usually has no side effects. After the treatment, as energy is redirected in the body, internal chemicals and hormones are re-balanced and stimulated and healing begins.

Therefore, after the treatment, the original symptoms may worsen for a few days, which may also trigger other changes in sleep, appetite, intestines, urination or emotional state. These symptoms only indicate that acupuncture has begun to work.


Acupuncture therapy is a very safe treatment method with very few side effects. The Registered Acupuncturist or Registered TCM Practitional are professionally trained.

Possible but very rare and unlikely key risks include: puncture of vital organs; other risks are also rare such as fainting, or bruising, or infection-only single-use disposable sterile needles are used.

The needle is discarded in a bio-hazard waste container for removal through a regulated bio-hazard waste service.

As usual, before giving you acupuncture therapy treatment, your acupuncturist will know about your basic physical condition and so on to assess whether you are suitable for acupuncture treatment, and explain the risk profile.

CLICK HERE to learn more about who are not suitable for acupuncture therapy.

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