Chinese Medicine can stimulate the nervous system and release natural pain killing chemicals like endorphins and opioids into the blood. This can help the patient feel relaxed and reduce pain.
Acupuncture needles can trigger the brains hypothalamus and pituitary and adrenals The signal can alter the production of certain stress hormones and immune molecules which help the body cope with stressors such as bacteria, viruses, emotional trauma or pain.
Acupuncture can alter signals to and from the brain by encouraging the release of neurotransmitters. This affects certain parts of the central nervous system resulting in better blood flow and activation of the immune system.
Acupuncture helps the healing process by allowing nutrients to enter an area and removing waste products that gather from injury. This is necessary for building new tissue and healing injuries.
In situations of acute pain, most patients experience pain relief after their first treatment, because acupuncture can relax muscles that are in spasm and increase mobility of joints by promoting blood flow to decrease swelling and stiffness.
Chinese Acupuncture can balance the body, physically and emotionally, to facilitate well-being.
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