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How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture is based on the principle of stimulation of acupoints. Acupoints exist along pathways or meridians of energy that are distributed at predictable locations on the body. Meridians do not directly relate to the muscles, nerves or blood vessels, rather … Continue reading

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Trigeminal Neuralgia and Acupuncture

Trigeminal neuralgia refers to a condition of unknown cause that produces pain in the face. The pain is usually felt on one side and is often described as burning, shooting or sharp. The pain often results from a light touch … Continue reading

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Is acupuncture painful?

Some people have a negative impression that acupuncture treatment is very painful. Often they equate acupuncture treatment with being stuck with a straight pin or getting a shot with a hypodermic needle. Acunpuncture treatment is generally painless though. The needles … Continue reading

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