• What Do I Use Acupuncture For?

    Author: Filip Smialek PT, CSCS | | Categories: electroacupuncture , Manual Medicine , Manual Therapy , Medical Acupuncture , Registered Massage Therapist , RMT , Treatment

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      *** This video is a demonstration. This is not an actual client undergoing treatment. Simply put, I use acupuncture needles for more direct and pointed access to tissues beneath the surface of the skin. An acupuncture needle can be used to disrupt and make change to a specific area. Similar to the use of massage to stimulate blood flow in a specific muscle or tendon, an acupuncture needle can be used to stimulate blood flow to nerves, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joint capsules. Furthermore, electrical stimulus can be added to the needles to create more movement in the area surrounding the…

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