Types of Therapy
Acupuncture is a procedure that treats illness by the insertion of needles at specified sites of the body. Today those commonly used are filiform needle, dermal needle, intradermal needle, and three-edged needle, in which the filiform needle is widely and mostly used.
Acupressure (Chinese Tui Na) therapy
Acupressure is a type of massage in which finger pressure on the specific bodily sites to promote healing, alleviate fatigue, etc.
acupuncture that focuses on one or more microsystems (ear, hands, feet) to treat conditions that are present anywhere in the body.
Cupping is an ancient Chinese form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin; practitioners believe this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing.
Cupping is a therapy in which a jor is attached to the skin surface to cause local congestion through the negative pressure created by introducting heat in the form of an ignited material.
Practitioners use moxa to warm regions and acupuncture points with the intention of stimulating circulation through the points and inducing a smoother flow of blood and qi. It is believed by some, that mugwort acts as an emmenagogue, meaning that it stimulates blood-flow in the pelvic area and uterus. It is claimed that moxibustion militates against cold and dampness in the body, and can serve to turn breech babies.
Electroacupuncture is a therapy which combines needling and electric stimulation by sending a small amount of electric current to a needle
after insertion and arrival of qi to treat diseases. Electroacupuncture can be used to adjust body function, increase the analgesic and sedative effects, promote blood circulation, and adjust muscular tension, etc.
Scalp acupuncture is a therapeutic method by needling the specific areas or lines of the scalp. It has the advantages of simplicity and covenience in operation and it is often used to treat cerebral disease clinically.