Good health is dependent on the bodys energy - known as Qi - moving smoothly and evenly through a series of meridians (channels) beneath the skin. The flow of Qi can be easily disturbed by physical, mental and emotional factors. These can include:
In turn, these can lead to further physical and emotional imbalances within the body.
By inserting fine needles into specific points along the meridians, an acupuncturist is able to stimulate your bodys own healing response and balance out the flow of Qi.
The focus is on improving the overall wellbeing of the person, rather than treating individual symptoms.