Medical Acupuncture

Dr. Manish Gupta MBBS, DNB(Family Medicine),

PGDACP Gold Medalist in acupuncture from Indira Gandhi National Open University Member American Academy Of Medical Acupuncture with

Training and apprenticeship under Col Dr. Shashi Kumar at Madigan Army Medical Center, Seattle USA Acupuncture Detox Specialist from National Acupuncture Detox Association (NADA)

performs Medical Acupuncture offering the best in the field at affordable rates.

Acupuncture Medicine is a complementary medicine based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for management of many ailments. It now has been approved by WHO & Govt of India to be practiced by qualified medical professionals who have received special training in this field.

As we learn more about Acupuncture, the use of it alongside western medicine, gives better overall relief by reducing the need of medicines. It is already available in most hospital pain clinics and is provided worldwide by registered medical acupuncture practitioners.

It is used to complement medical therapy and is not intended to replace currently existing medical treatments.



Indications of Acupuncture

Intense training in allopathic medicine helps in understanding the symptoms and signs of various diseases as per western medicine and then translating them into TCM(traditional Chinese medicine) concept wherein they believe the body heals itself by restoring balance between Yin & Yang using acupuncture.


History of Acupuncture

This relatively painless ancient Chinese technique has helped relieve the symptoms of millions of people worldwide and it can be used to help in the management of many medical conditions besides chronic pain.


Therapies / Modalities in Acupuncture
Principle of Acupuncture

Practitioners of Traditional Chinese medicine believe in flow of energy called ‘Qi ‘(chee) throughout the body using different energy pathways called Meridians. Meridians run very close to the surface of the skin in certain areas and can be accessed by fine needles. The insertion of needles at these points is aimed to help loosen blocks and normalize flow of Qi. Acupuncture also stimulates the nerves in skin, muscle and other tissues, and can produce a variety of effects by Modulating the release of body’s natural painkillers endorphin and serotonin in spinal cord and the brain).


Procedure

Each patient is first assessed in detail using concepts of TCM (history, pulse & tongue examination) with advanced latestACUGRAPH meridian imaging system to collect different energy levels of an individual, and then formulating acupuncture sessions tailored to the individual directed towards correction of energy imbalances.

Acugraph Meridian Energy Testing System (From USA)

Most treatments involve a series of 10 to 20 treatments sessions, each lasting 30 to 60 minutes. Very fine sterile disposable needles will be carefully placed at the required points and kept in place briefly, sometimes with manual / electrical / heat stimulation.


Results

The results are generally gratifying. The response to acupuncture varies from person to person. In some cases there is immediate relief of symptoms while in some, the beneficial effects may be noticed only after a few sessions


Safety

Acupuncture has no major side effects.

A few minor side effects may be:-

Tiredness after a session

Soreness at the site of insertion.

The safe application of this once exclusively Chinese therapy (Acupuncture ) can now be experienced by disease sufferers worldwide is also available at Green Park Family Medicine Clinic, south Delhi, Delhi.


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