Have chronic and/or acute pain? Do you seek natural treatment to gain balance, instead of depending on prescription pills?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, it may be time to visit Kim's Pain Relief Acupuncture Clinic in Langley.

What Is Acupuncture?

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture address the original causes that trigger pains, and use holistic approach to promote health at the optimal level.

Acupuncture is a component of traditional Chinese and Korean medicine over 2,500 years ago. And acupuncture and herbal medicines are still a foundational treatment for chronic and acute pains in China and Korean in modern days. It is based on the belief that living beings have a vital energy, so called chi (say "chee") that circulates through invisible energy lines known as meridians on the body. Each meridian is associated with a different organ system. An imbalance in the flow of chi throughout a meridian is how disease begins.

Acupuncturists insert needles into specified points along meridian lines to influence the restore balance to the flow of chi. There are over 1,000 acupuncture points on the body.

  • Acupuncture is a natural, holistic way to help you restore and balance your immune system.
  • It is part of traditional Chinese and Korean medicine, dating as far back as 2,500 years.
  • Along with massage, chiropractic care and physiotherapy, acupuncture is acknowledged in BC as an effective health treatment.
  • Currently, BC Medical program provides assistance to the clients who receive acupuncture treatments and are qualified for the program.

Why Acupuncture?

Most pharmaceutical medications are effective in relieving localized pain, but they rarely deal with the root cause of the pain. In many cases, the medications are used to relieve the symptoms temporarily and mask the underlying source. Consequently, months and years can pass by before people realize their ailments have developed with further complications. Acupuncture is a natural approach to regain balance and recover from acute and chronic pain.

How Does Acupuncture Work?

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Acupuncture is based on the theory that energy, called chi (say "chee"), flows through and around your body along pathways called meridians. Acupuncturists believe that illness occurs when something blocks or unbalances your chi. Acupuncture is a way to unblock or influence chi and help it flow back into balance. The functional balancing or adjusting is done and completed by the body mechanism.

To summarize its treatment mechanisms with Western bio-chemistry terminology:

  • Acupuncture stimulates the release of pain-relieving endorphins.
  • Acupuncture affects the release of neurotransmitters, which are the substances that transmit nerve impulses to your brain.
  • Acupuncture influences the autonomic nervous system.
  • Acupuncture stimulates circulation.

Acupuncture Treatment Types:

  • Traditional Acupuncture Therapy
  • MOXA Treatment Therapy
  • Acupressure Massage Treatment
  • Needle-free Acupuncture Treatment
  • Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) Therapy
  • Cupping Treatment
  • Energy Therapy (Chronic Fatigue) with Infrared Treatment

Don't rely on painkillers or prescription pills. Come try our natural and holistic way to become pain free!

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