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Acupuncture needles are used in Chinese traditional healing system. At Acupuncture San Diego, we give this complementary medicine service where we use very small needles, which are inserted into your skin at specific points of your body. We target the meridians, which mean energy channels that are related to specific body organs. These needles unblock the meridians and allow energy to move in your body freely. This restores lost balance in your body.
Are the Acupuncture Needles Painful?
The acupuncture needles stimulate certain points, and they are not painful. The needles come with a round edge, which does not prick the skin. The needles stimulate different body areas, which in turn influences your muscles, connective tissue and nerves.
Acupuncture needles relieve your pain by boosting your body’s natural painkillers. This is a safe way to increase your overall wellness and decreases stress in patients. It can also be used in treating the following conditions:
Depression and anxiety
Side effects of chemotherapy such as vomiting and nausea
Migraines and headaches
High blood pressure
How do Acupuncture Needles Feel?
The experience of acupuncture treatment is different for everyone. We, at Acupuncture San Diego can assure you that the procedure is not uncomfortable. You do not have to feel pain to gain the benefits. Some people have said the experience gives them heavy and dull sensations. It is a sign that the body is responding.
After Treatment care
The first 24 hours after the treatment are crucial. Though you may feel relaxed, in some cases, you may feel sleepy. Be calm and sleep if you need to. Your body is ready to rest when the pain is eventually gone. Avoid strenuous tasks and eat healthy foods such as vegetables and fruits. Also, drink water and avoid caffeinated and alcoholic drinks. The things you do after a successful treatment determines how you feel the days that follow and also gives you long term results.
If you want to feel relaxed and calm in no time, it’s time to contact us here at Acupuncture San Diego and we give you the treatment. Acupuncture needles never fail.