DC acupuncture

Traditionnal chinese medicine and acupuncture

Acupuncture is a famous treatment procedure for a wide range of health problems. It is a drug-free approach that involves inserting fine needles through the skin at specific points on the body.
Acupuncture is the oldest form of treatment dating back to the 2nd century BC. Its roots go back to China where it began before spreading to other parts of the world. Despite rapid growth and inventions in the medical field, acupuncture has proven its value and is still used alongside modern medical practices. See Acupuncturewashington.org

Acupuncture is based on the assumption that most health problems develop because of a blockage or interruption in the flow of the body’s vital energy. This interruption or blockage of flow causes fluid to accumulate in certain parts of the body, resulting in swelling and pain due to excessive pressure. A blockage also cuts off the supply of nutrients to all parts of the body, leading to malnutrition. This leads to fatigue, weakness and even slow healing of injuries to these parts.

The benefits of this therapy are many. Here are a few of them:
No significant side effects compared to the use of medication
Can be combined with other forms of treatment when done appropriately
You get a personalized therapy according to your needs.
Works as both a preventive and therapeutic measure
One can comfortably continue one’s normal life even while undergoing this procedure.

Massage practitioners are generally licensed as health care providers in Washington. To become licensed, candidates must complete a state-approved massage licensing program of at least 500 hours and pass the Washington State Massage Examination or the National Certification Examination. As you will understand, there is an honorary emphasis in the latter. You will find many establishments that offer this type of therapy, so don’t hesitate if you want to make an appointment.

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