If you’ve been following our blog, you know we believe acupuncture can benefit everyone. Whether you’re struggling to get a decent night’s sleep or you want pain relief without the troublesome side effects of medication, acupuncture provides a natural solution to hundreds of problems. But are you still hesitant to try acupuncture?
Traditional Chinese Medicine is not about mysterious potions, stereotypes and forbidden prescriptions. In actuality, it’s a scientifically based method for tapping into the body’s natural healing abilities. It’s a tried and true method of evidence-based healing that dates back thousands of years. We believe when you take a look at these little known facts about Traditional Chinese Medicine, you’ll find it just as useful and fascinating as we do. No kung fu skills required.
Sure, you may think it’s “trendy.” Acupuncture seems to be the latest fad for Western medicine. In actuality, there’s nothing new about the art—and science—of acupuncture. It’s been around for centuries, rooted in the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine. There’s a lot of information—and misinformation—out there about acupuncture, so we wanted to set the record straight and provide our beginner’s guide to acupuncture.
Trying something new is a bit frightening, isn’t it? We understand that facing the unknown — particularly in regards to your health -- can cause anxiety and hesitation. But often, trying something new presents an opportunity for greater personal growth, improved health, and reconnecting with your body’s natural healing powers. There’s no reason to let the unknown hold you back -- especially in regards to your first acupuncture treatment.