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5 better ways ACUPUNCTURE can make you stronger !

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Dr. Juturu Rambabu 88% (215 ratings)
Diploma in Body Spa, P.hd (Acupuncture) Sri Lanka, Diploma in Reflexology and Acupressure, MD in Acupuncture, Diploma in Acupuncture, REIKI 1, II, III Levels
Acupuncturist, chennai  •  9 years experience
5 better ways ACUPUNCTURE can make you stronger !

Acupuncture is massively used in north America to treat a wide range of ailments, including pain conditions, headaches, infertility, digestive problems and arthritis. Usually, it can also help boost results from your day to day routine exercise.

How does it work? acupuncture is a natural method to get to the root of the injury in the body by reducing inflammation locally.

Acupuncture helps muscle and joint pain

An interior designer who couldn't lift her arm above her shoulder six years ago. Now she has a full range of motion, she works out with a trainer and loves to cycle. 'it's like a miracle. I feel physically great all the time,' she says, 'i'm ripped.'

'nobody likes needles, but they don't hurt at all. It's very relaxing,' she says. 'acupuncture does work, especially in combination with everything else.'

2. Acupuncture brings muscle relaxation

Positive results usually begin following the first acupuncture treatment, where muscles feel relaxed and movement tends to be less effortful and restricted. However, there may be some local muscle soreness for 24 to 48 hours.

3. Acupuncture boosts speedy recovery of sports injuries

Simple rest and relaxation will help you recoup from injury, but acupuncture will improve and speed the body's natural healing ability, low and high-frequency electrical stimulation often is applied to some or all of the needles to further boost treatment benefits.

4. Acupuncture improves the results of training programs

Au recommends having an acupuncture treatment right after a workout or other type of physical activity to promote your body's natural ability to recover.

One of au's patients had acute knee pain following a weekend with golfing and jogging. Post acupuncture treatment, he was pain-free and immediately able to return to his regular daily activities, including jogging.

5. Acupuncture boosts psychological well-being

The needle point on the top of the head is known as gv-20, 'governing vessel 20,' au says. Many people call this point a 'happy point,' so it's a common location for acupuncture needle application. There are multiple other acupuncture points throughout the body that promote psychological well-being, feelings of calm and restoration and reduce anxiety and stress.

A sense of wellbeing may also be attributed to other effects of acupuncture a more balanced nervous system, decreased blood pressure, stress relief, reduced mental fatigue and improved sleep' all good things to help you improve your fitness.

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