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Acupuncture is a Classical healing art that arose in China centuries ago.
- The ancient Healing Art was brought to the United States in the twentieth century.
- This subtle Healing Art is sought out by people desiring to maintain their good health and well being.
- This alternative treatment is sought by patients when western medical methods prove ineffective or dangerous.
- Acupuncture does not require or forbid the use of drugs or western medical treatments
Your health and well being are governed by natural laws.
- There is a subtle flow of life force called Chi Energy in your body
- The Chi Energy is present in the Meridians of Energy found in all parts of your body
- The meridians of energy are connected to your skin through well recognized anatomical locations called acupuncture points
- Your acupuncture points are treated by insertion of sterile, fine stainless steel needles just under the skin
- The needles influence the subtle flow of life force, balancing and harmonizing your body systems
- Treatments adjust the flow of chi energy in your body. This removes energyblocks and balances your flow of chi energy
- Acupuncture makes you feel better!
- Maintenance of good health and balance
- Pain in the joints
- Headaches, sinusitis, migraine
- Malaise and exhaustion
- Back pain and Sciatica
- Dysmenorrhea, Menopausal discomfort, infertility
- Abdominal pain
- Skin conditions such a rashes
- Digestive disorders
- Asthma and allergies
- Acupuncture in Maryland is regulated by the State Board of Acupuncture under the authority of the Board of Physician Quality Assurance
- Acupuncturists are licensed by the State and must renew their license every two years
- Most acupuncturists graduate from 3 to 5 year post-graduate programs. Some medical doctors also practice acupuncture.
- Consistency in training programs is assured mainly by the requirement for candidates to pass the National Exam in Acupuncture administered by the National Certification Commission on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
- Thorough discussion of your main complaint and your other health concerns
- Review of your medical history
- Review of your body systems
- Physical exam
- Reading of the energy pulses found in both wrists
- Treatment may be given during this visit if time allows.
To learn more about acupuncture or Worsley Acupuncture, please visit the Worsley Acupuncture website at: http://www.worsleyinstitute.com/