Acupuncture New York treatment avails of invisible networks called meridians that connect to major organs, the nervous system and blood vessels to balance and regulate the body systems including the nervous system and improve blood circulation to help treat ailments and banish pain. It is quite difficult to look for any other treatment modality that causes no side effects. There may be a few complications or risks with acupuncture; rare occasions of infection, light bleeding, staining, giddiness and complications but overall, acupuncture is quite a safe treatment that has been used by Asians for thousands of years.
Acupuncture treatment may start after the acupuncturist has evaluated and examined the patient thoroughly. It is the responsibility of the acupuncturist to review the patient’s medical history and observe the problems the latter presents. Acupuncture points are selected to manipulate and insert the needles to elicit a desired stimulus. Typically, a whole treatment may entail 10 to 20 sessions of 30 minutes each and depending on the degree of the problem and the health of the patient, treatment may be less or greater than that.
Each patient may react to a treatment in a different way; some may find immediate response to the treatment while others may require three to four sessions before feeling the effect of the treatment. After the end of a session, some may feel like they are capable of doing many things while others may want to go to bed and sleep for a long time. The reaction will all depend on the complaint presented upon consultation. The patient should allow the acupuncturist to know how he/she is feeling throughout the procedure so that no untoward incidents or accidents may arise and that the treatment goes smoothly as it should. Under a highly skilled acupuncturist, side effects or complications are not significant issues to worry about.
When one is treated successfully of his/her problems with acupuncture, one usually goes back again for his/her other health problems and the once feared needles become non-issues to the returning patient anymore. Regular acupuncture has resulted in patients living very healthy and active lives. The physical and emotional problems they once had a hard time dealing with in their lives have vanished. They tend to look at life in a more meaningful and purposeful manner and have become more open to alternatives and possibilities of life. Acupuncture is a several thousand-year-old procedure that has successfully treated various kinds of sicknesses and disorders more than any other medical treatment ever invented or discovered by man. It is a very versatile medical approach, which treats not only physical problems but psychological, mental, emotional and spiritual problems as well. The proof of its success is its worldwide popularity even after thousands of years of existence and use.