The knowledge developed through traditional Chinese medicine is recognized and used by professionals of so-called alternative therapies and modern traditional medicine in various countries of the world. Undoubtedly, one of the most popular techniques is acupuncture.
According to acupuncture, the human body is full of energy points that when stimulated can reflect in certain regions of the body, and can treat problems such as pain and inflammation. During the session the acupuncturist evaluates the situation of the patient to begin the procedure with the needles. These instruments are extremely fine needles to the point of being subtly introduced by the pores on the surface of the skin. So, contrary to what may seem at first sight, it is not a painful treatment, and may even be a moment of calm and deep relaxation.
In addition to acupuncture, Chinese medicine has developed other therapies based on the concept of the body’s energy points and its balance. So much is that many acupunturastes of the present day also work with therapies such as moxibustion and winds. Moxibustion basically uses the burning of therapeutic ages in the treatment, while the windsurfing uses the pressure of heated glass containers on the skin for among other problems, assist in eliminating the toxins from the body.