Acupuncture NYC is a 2,500 year old uniquely Chinese medical practice that has treated so many types of health problems and maladies. It essentially works by inserting thin clean, single-use, disposable and sterile needles at energy points in the body to regulate the flow of vital force or life energy which the Chinese call chi. Besides it being energy, chi also controls the blood. The purpose of acupuncture is to establish balance of energy and proper blood flow in the body to remove pain and diseases. Acupuncture has been successfully used in the United States and Europe as treatment for pain and painful and chronic disorders. Acupuncture is very good in helping one reduce weight and most people who have used it found it a much better and safer weight loss procedure than most diet plans offered in the market today. Acupuncture also is a proven and very effective treatment for depression, anxiety, insomnia and even drug abuse.
The kidneys are one of the most important organs in the body and they play a major role in the balance of yin and yang; two energy polarities that are integral components of chi, much like positive and negative force are to electricity. Yin is the negative force while yang is positive. A balance of yin and yang in the body is essential for the body to experience good health. When in relation to the blood, chi itself is considered a yang force while blood is yin.
The kidneys are yin by nature. The yin kidney meridians interact with the yang bladder meridians to regulate the lower back. The kidneys are highly esteemed by the Chinese and are thought to be the fount of all the body’s energy. Kidneys also house jing, a force responsible for the production of teeth, solid bones, hair and even certain mental faculties. Therefore strong healthy kidneys entail literally strong physical health and mental will power. A weak jing means a body prone to sickness. Symptoms that manifest undermined kidneys include early graying of the hair, dizziness, impotence, infertility, poor eye sight, impaired thinking, increased sluggishness, bladder problems, foot conditions, tinnitus, skin problems, insomnia, kidney problems and lower back pain.
Acupuncture treatment for addressing kidney energy weakness is quite simple; however the ways or procedures will depend on the patient’s unique manifestation of the symptoms and the persons’ own constitution. Acupuncture does stimulate the meridians to enable to restoration of normal chi flow to restore balance and address energy deficiencies and excesses to make sure the right chi flow is achieved and energy balance exists in the body. Acupuncture in the treatment of kidney energy deficiency also optimizes blood circulation in the kidneys. Once the treatment takes effect the symptoms go away and the kidneys go back to performing their normal functions.