Acupuncture is considered as one of the pillars of Traditional Chinese Medicine (T.C.M) that has been applied since ancient times. From Latin: acus (needle); puncture (jab)
By introducing the needle into specific "acupuncture points" within a "network of channels and meridians", a therapeutic effect is created, capable of preventing and treating different conditions and diseases.
It is considered a form of complex medicine, as it offers a physiological-empirical concept and a scientific concept in terms of its theories and applications.
The goal is to restore the energy balance of the meridians, improve and recover the patient's condition. The stimulation of these points and areas has a curative purpose.
Acupuncture is a Therapeutic Intervention that can be effective as a treatment alone, or as a complement to other therapeutic interventions. The World Health Organization recognizes the use of acupuncture in the treatment of:
- Musculoskeletal and movement pain: neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, joint pain.
- Sports injuries.
- Disorders and limitations of movement.
- Functional and deregulation problems: digestive, genito-urinary, respiratory.
- Chronic pain: headaches, sciatica, osteoarthritis, neuritis and facial pain.