Wellness involves your mind, body and soul, and it’s not easy to feel fulfilled all-round without a little help. We know how stressful day-to-day life can get, which is why regular massage therapy and acupuncture are two crucial parts of our lives to help decompress and get some relief.
Acupuncture can seem daunting at first, especially for those who don’t like needles. But these hair-thin metallic pieces are backed by a whole lot of proof (over 2,500 years, in fact).
From allergies to chronic pain, acupuncture helps with a long list of problems. It’s more than just a relaxing spa treatment (because no, it doesn’t hurt) and is actually used by millions of people to relieve different types of aches and pains – even multiple at once.
We’re going to break things down to help take the fear out of this prickly therapy, and give a clear understanding of what it’s all about.
What is Acupuncture?
This ancient remedy comes from Chinese medicine, based on the study of our body’s ‘qi’ (chee), otherwise known as our energy. In Thai massage, this is known as your ‘sen’.
This energy is constantly flowing through your body, but can become blocked and result in pain and illness.
While this concept can seem a little unusual for some, it actually follows the same sort of concept as when we get sick as a result of being stressed or experiencing anxiety.
- Each thin, sterile needle is placed in specific parts of the skin to stimulate particular glands, tissues and organs.
- It is minimally invasive, and you will feel little to no pain. You may feel a mild sensation of pressure when the needle is inserted.
- Your body has over 2,000 acupuncture points which are connected to your energy pathways known as ‘meridans’ and ‘channels’.
- It’s all about harmonising your energy to prevent aches, pains and illnesses.
Our wellness spa offers many services to find your perfect energy balance, including free assessment and consultation for acupuncture.
What Are the Benefits of Thai Acupuncture?
By using this ancient treatment, you can drastically improve your overall quality of life. It can help treat:
- Chronic pain including joint pain and back pain
- Menstrual cramps
- Carpal tunnel
- Tooth aches
- Morning sickness
- Sprained muscles
- Sinus pressure
Acupuncture has also shown to help with:
- Facial rejuvenation (like a natural form of Botox)
- Stopping snoring, smoking and alcohol addiction
- Weight loss
- Stroke rehabilitation
- Reducing stress
With such a long list of benefits, it’s no wonder acupuncture is one of the most rapidly expanding therapies in Canada. We offer four different types of Chinese Orientals Medicine methods at Thai Vancouver Wellness Spa, which you can explore more about today.
Should I Get Thai Acupuncture?
Every one is different, which is why we know how important it is to do things at your own pace.
If you are experiencing any of the ailments listed above, maybe it’s time to consider trying acupuncture to relieve those problems. Or if you’ve already tried it before, it could be time for another session to realign your body’s energy system and prevent any blockages.
Consult with your practitioner before getting any natural therapies, and know that acupuncture is one of the safest natural remedies out there.
How We Can Help
We’re always here to answer any of your questions, comments or concerns. Speak to one of our friendly members of staff to find out whether our Thai Acupuncture service is right for you.
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