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Items Used When in an Acupuncture Treatment

Modern Medicine Depends on Several Tools and Surgical Instruments to Heal The Body Modern medicine uses acupuncture is an ancient form of healing practice. It originated in China many centuries ago, and in recent times …

Modern Medicine Depends on Several Tools and Surgical Instruments to Heal The Body

Modern medicine uses acupuncture is an ancient form of healing practice. It originated in China many centuries ago, and in recent times has been used as an alternative to modern western medicine practices. Many people not only believe in acupuncture’s healing method, but also are fascinated by its deep and long cultural history. Some people turn to acupuncture because of its rich history. Some choose it because of modern medicine techniques are not working for them. Others chose acupuncture because it is a safe, proven and cost effective method of healing almost any illness or chronic injury to the body.

Acupuncture Uses Very Few Items

The main tools of acupuncture are needles. These needles are inserted into the skin in specifically selected areas. There are generally four types of needles used in acupuncture. All of the needles are capable of transferring bacteria to the body. Therefore, alcohol is another tool needed to sterilize the area and the needles. The only other tools needed are gloves, and an insertion tube for the needles. (Sterilized) Needles should never meet the bare hands or for that matter, anything at all. The needles should be sterilized, and only have contact with the area being treated.

Some Acupuncturists Use Items Not Specially Associated With the Needle Therapy

Stainless steel balls, pressure studs, and magnets are sometimes used. These items should always be sterilized as well. Not many tools are needed in this practice but having sterile equipment is essential in any form of medicine.

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