Acupuncture “Zhen Jiu” Treatment

Written by: DrTonyWillcox | Apr 10, 2013

Acupuncture “Zhen Jiu” Treatment

Zhen Jiu is the Chinese name for Acupuncture. It literally translates to Fire Needle. This is taken back to ancient times where the herb Mugwort or Moxa was used on the end of the needle to be lit on fire, this herb would then smolder and produce heat on the needle and was also called warming needle. This type of therapy of fire needle was used for cold conditions in the body such as lack of circulation, arthritis, calming and regulating the digestive system, and so on.

Acupuncture Treatment – Most people only think about acupuncture when they cannot find relief through traditional medicine. The benefits of acupuncture range from short-term relief to permanent cures and effective mitigation of chronic pain. It can also be used to great effect as a complementary treatment following surgery or during other modern medical treatments. The best part about it is that there are no risks or side effects associated with acupuncture, as long as the acupuncturist is well-trained and has the expertise required to make the right diagnosis.

Some of the benefits of acupuncture include:

  • No risks
  • No side effects
  • Holistic treatment offering permanent cures
  • Complements traditional treatment
  • Cost-effective
  • Provides Preventive Care and Better Health

Acupuncture “Zhen Jiu” Treatment – Acupuncture is a holistic treatment, which means it aims to treat the root cause of the ailment.  Although traditional medicine uses the approach of pharmaceutical medication for chronic back, neck, or knee pain.

It is also very effective in certain cases as a complement to modern medicine. For example, acupuncture helps make the body more receptive to medication, and it can reduce the side effects of dangerous treatments, such as radiation therapy.

Apart from the medical benefits, this therapy has other benefits, such as providing enhanced physical and mental health. Regular treatment can be considered as preventive care that helps keep the body healthy and boosts the immune system.

Did you know?

One of the benefits of acupuncture is that it can be used to manage addictions.

There are acupuncture detox specialists who can provide effective cures for all kinds of substance abuse and addictions.

Join our Newsletter