Acupuncture is a therapeutic method of traditional Chinese medicine that stimulates the anatomical locations on or in the skin by inserting very fine needles, in order to restore the patient’s health and relieve muscle pain.
Its origin dates back more than 5000 years, with the passing of the years was developed until 2000 years ago it was consolidated as a complete western medical system, which incorporates medical traditions of China, Japan, Korea and other countries. One of its strongest points and that makes it universal is its simplicity.
Among its main benefits is the minimal invasion that requires, that although needles are inserted, it is not a painful procedure because they go in the superficial layer of the skin. It is capable of stimulating the internal organs without requiring a more invasive procedure.
For the most part, patients do not face any side effects or discomfort during and after the sessions. Additionally, acupuncture is a drug-free therapy that avoids the disorders and side effects that drugs can cause, in addition to the certain dependence on some of them.