What is Acupuncture?
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which includes Acupuncture, has gained worldwide acceptance and recognition. The World Health Organization recognizes Acupuncture as an effective medical treatment. stating “the sheer weight of evidence demands that Acupuncture must be taken seriously as a clinical procedure of considerable value.”
The State of California recognizes Licensed Acupuncturist as primary health care providers. Licenses are issued only after completion of a four years of post-graduate study and the passing of an extensive written and oral examination.
TCM dates back 3000-4000 years to China and many other Asian countries. Insertion of hair thin needle into certain acupressure pints called Acupuncture. Acupuncture is very complex medical system, invigorating Qi and blood, taping into our own healing power, releases endorphins and balances homeostasis.
Acupuncture taps into the body’s energy system, stimulate nervous system and send message to brain and neurotransmitters, relief of pain results and body adjust itself.
How does Acupuncture feel?
Everyone’s experience is different, we all are different individuals with different diet, emotions and environments. Many of my patients describe it “walking on clouds” “being sleep but very awake” “I thought I am at home and it’s mid night” “someone lifted me” “saw purple rainbow”. If you are among people who have not experienced Acupuncture,For further question and concern call our office for free consultation or fill out contact form.
(831) 426-5002 Dr. Katayoon Hakim