Acupuncture Montclair therapy is a traditional and ancient Chinese practice consists of many folk medical ways which are based on spirituality. There are more than 12 million Americans who are using acupuncture therapy for pain relief. Meridians are the vital energy or chi in the body that flows through channels.

Meridians mostly consist of branches which connect to bodily functions or organs. An imbalance to these chi levels is considered as illness. To restore the imbalance in your body, the ancient practices such as acupuncture therapy, herbal therapy, and qi gong exercise are the main considerations.

Acupuncture therapy involves insertion of very thin, stainless steel needles into various parts of your body. Low frequency electric currents are also applied to the needles to produce better stimulation. Acupuncture therapy is an effective means of stimulating acupoints with lasers, ultrasound, and electricity. Other procedures which can also be used in conjunction with acupuncture therapy are:

  • Auriculotherapy – Placement of needles in the ear
  • Acupressure – Use of manual pressure
  • Moxibustion – Burning of floss or herbs which are applied to the skin
  • Procaine
  • Injection of sterilized water
  • Vitamins
  • Morphine
  • Homeopathic solutions which are inserting through the needles

Acupuncture therapy is applied to the acupuncture points which are supposed to be located throughout your body. There were 365 points located which represented as the days of the year during the past 2000 years. Gradually this number is increased to around 2000.

Based on the symptoms of the disease, acupuncturists place needle near or on the area of the disease, but this is particularly. Traditional acupuncture therapy consists of a combination of points being used. Most of the acupuncturists suggest the traditional Chinese view of health and disease. An acupuncture therapy along with herbal remedies and other related ways are considered as valid approaches in curing your disease.

It is still not exactly known how acupuncture therapy can relieve your pain. Some theories suggest that pain impulses are blocked from reaching the spinal cord and the brain. While, another theory suggest that acupuncture stimulates the body to produce narcotic like substances which reduce the pain.