Monday, May 20, 2013
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Acupuncture Services - Ottawa
Acupuncture in Ottawa
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want an alternative form of medicine that has been helping individuals find healing and relief for centuries. In Ottawa there are registered doctors trained in the practices of traditional Chinese medicine specializing in acupuncture. If you have tried everything and are still unable to find relief for things like pain and even infertility issues, the ancient practice of acupuncture may be the answer.
The earliest recorded instance of acupuncture is 200 BC in China. Eventually, the medical practice made its way west and there are now approximately 16,000 licensed acupuncturists in the U.S. alone. That number is expected to increase by 10% every year. These numbers speak to the rising popularity and legitimate efficacy of this form of alternative medicine.
The art of acupuncture in Ottawa, as everywhere else, involves the insertion of very fine needles at various points on the body, depending on the ailment. Studies have proven that this Chinese practice helps decrease painful inflammation, releases endorphins, and positively affects the nervous system. This treatment is commonly used I conjunction with other medications or lifestyle changes to enhance their effectiveness and expedite recovery.
Patients have found relief from the commonest of ailments to chronic ones that have made them miserable for years. Conditions like stress, headaches, back and neck pain, stomachaches, nausea, allergies, PMS issues, acne, depression, and fatigue can all be treated. In addition, there are dozens of more conditions for which acupuncture is a potent method of treatment.
If you’ve shrugged off the possibility of acupuncture in Ottawa as a legitimate treatment, you now know that it is backed by scientific research. In fact, you can read the studies yourself on the Internet Health Library where you will find dozens of results. Skepticism is no longer an excuse.
Another qualm you may have about acupuncture might include the needles that are used. When you think about the 10% of the population that is afraid of needles you’ll realize just how many are missing out on the health benefits of Chinese medicine. In reality, the small needles are not inserted far into the skin and often cannot even be felt once applied.
In the Ottawa area, acupuncture is also used to help treat infertility issues. Certain practices specialize in this field as well as in problems with PMS and menopause. A few sessions of acupuncture may be just the thing to help with those irregular periods. It goes without saying that these practices also treat all other maladies for which acupuncture may be utilized.
like Toni Azzi at Ottawa Carleton Physiotherapy takes into consideration a patient’s full medical history, daily routine, and diet to create individualized sessions. The acupuncturist may also prescribe herbal treatments as additional treatment. This holistic approach to each patient ensures the highest level of success.
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