Acupuncture is a very popular form of therapy and is known to help with a number of conditions. It consists of the use of very fine needles that are inserted into different areas of the human body to improve the balance and flow of energy by clearing any blockages. Acupuncture can target specific areas based on the patients’ needs and concerns.

If this is a form of therapy you have been considering, the following information will tell you all the ways that acupuncture can boost your overall well-being:

Helps Reduce Inflammation

Acupuncture targets trigger points, which are often tender and painful, and helps to significantly reduce the inflammation in these areas to ease the pain. It will cause certain glands to release cortisol and can stimulate specific nerves, which activate body mechanisms that reduce inflammation, so if you are struggling with this condition, acupuncture would certainly be worth a try.

Helps Improve Digestion

Digestive disorders include heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance and gastrointestinal tract bleeding, just to name a few. Acupuncture can help improve digestive functions while reducing inflammation of the stomach and pancreas. It can also help nourish the related organs as well.

Helps you sleep better

Pain in any part of your body will prevent you from sleeping and acupuncture can help with this issue by healing your discomfort and pain. The treatment will target the root cause of your problem, so it will treat it entirely as opposed to just focusing on the symptoms. Acupuncture can also help treat more serious sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea so that you can get a good night’s rest. Quality sleep is very important for your health and this form of therapy will reduce your stress so that you are calm and can experience restored balance to both your body and mind.

Helps prevent future injuries

Acupuncture can treat current injuries and prevent future ones by focusing on the points that are associated with the patient’s pain and treating them to restore comfort and harmony to their body. This type of therapy treats the deeper muscle tissues in the skin and the patient will experience lasting results. Many professional sports teams turn to acupuncture because it is a preventative measure and can also help treat current injuries as well.

Helps boost your immune system

When your energy channels are blocked, your chances of becoming sick are higher but acupuncture can influence and manipulate your energy flow by reducing blockages and restoring harmony to your body.

Thai Vancouver Wellness Spa can provide you with more information regarding the ways acupuncture can improve your overall well-being. We provide a number of services, including deep tissue and Thai massage, so if you are in the Burnaby or Vancouver areas, give us a call now!




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