Tag: Needles

Needles in Auricular Acupuncture

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments | 280 views
Needles in Auricular Acupuncture

In China, needling is the most common ear modality practiced, although seeds are also used. In terms of thickness, the Chinese prefer a thick gauge needle, such as a #28 gauge, in order to obtain a strong Da Qi sensation in the ear. Fine needles are likely to bend easily on insertion and may fail to deliver the appropriate needle stimulus.

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Pins and Needles, Acupuncture Exposed

| September 3, 2010 | 0 Comments | 189 views
Pins and Needles, Acupuncture Exposed

What is This Acupunture All About? What is Acupuncture? How does it work? Does it really work? Your answers here, and you will be pleasantly surprised. Well...the classic Chinese explanation is that there are channels of energy that travel through our bodies. Meridians, as these channels are called, flow through our bodies, providing [...]

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Acupuncture - the Art of Needles Explained

| July 24, 2010 | 0 Comments | 208 views
Acupuncture - the Art of Needles Explained

Having needles inserted into your skin is not even considered or visualised with pleasure by most individuals. Many who have discovered alternatives with holistic healing and Chinese medicine on the other hand, consider this is the ideal remedy and many individuals often make frequent visits to their acupuncture clinic as a periodic tune up in [...]

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Acupuncture Needles Have Healing Effects

| July 14, 2010 | 0 Comments | 315 views
Acupuncture Needles Have Healing Effects

Acupuncture needles are thin but powerful. Many people believe in the healing powers of acupuncture needles, and more people turn to the powers of acupuncture needles every year. There are many new acupuncture practitioners and facilities popping up all the time. Acupuncture has increased in popularity as the results have shown the power of these [...]

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Acupressure Or Acupuncture - Fingers Or Needles

| July 5, 2010 | 0 Comments | 286 views
Acupressure Or Acupuncture - Fingers Or Needles

Acupressure and acupuncture are not one in same techniques. They differ slightly because acupuncture makes use of thin needles in approaching health concerns while acupressure never breaks the skin. On the other hand, they do a have a few things in common. For instance, both are centered on touching meridians which carry energy or chi [...]

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A Look at the Different Acupuncture Needles Available

| May 18, 2010 | 0 Comments | 226 views
A Look at the Different Acupuncture Needles Available

Acupuncture needles are fine and well sterilized disposable needles. There are varieties of needles used in giving treatment to various diseases. SEIRIN Acupuncture needles: SEIRIN is the worldwide leader in the quality needles. The painless needles from SEIRIN will reduce the pain of the patient. These needles are available with plastic or metal handles. [...]

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The Development Of Acupuncture Needles

| May 5, 2010 | 0 Comments | 319 views
The Development Of Acupuncture Needles

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese healing method used to relieve pain and discomfort. It is based on the principle of Qi ( "chee"), which defines the flow of energy along the 12 meridians of the body. By inserting needles into pressure points, acupuncturists or try to restore "balance" our energy flow. The exact origin of [...]

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The Nine Needles Of Acupuncture: Really For Modern Times?

| May 4, 2010 | 0 Comments | 300 views
The Nine Needles Of Acupuncture: Really For Modern Times?

In the first book supposedly written (or compiled) on the subject of Chinese acupuncture, Qi Bo the minister gives his advice to the Yellow Emperor who wants to know which kind of needles should be used. The text is in the first chapter of the second part of the Neijing, called the Lingshu. This second [...]

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What about acupuncture needles?

| April 29, 2010 | 0 Comments | 305 views
What about acupuncture needles?

The fundamental question: how to do acupuncture? needs a complicated answer, but in a pragmatic way one should always start with: using a needle. This is a straightforward statement but which leads nowhere but rather opens a can of interrogations. Being the "king" of instruments in Chinese acupuncture, it is the object of many discussions. [...]

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How the Acupuncture Practitioner Uses His Needles

| March 31, 2010 | 0 Comments | 286 views
How the Acupuncture Practitioner Uses His Needles

The major focus of an acupuncture treatment is to return the circulation of body energy to its normal levels. To do this, needles are used at points on the body indicated by the set of symptoms for the particular client.

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