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ACUPUNCTURE: from the Latin acus, ‘needle’, and punctura, ‘puncture’

Today we will talk about acupuncture in France and its difference with Chinese acupuncture, the acceptance that has had in the country and how projects have been developed in different clinics based on this alternative medicine ( urgence pharmacie garde ), being France one of the first countries of the European continent to implement its use for the relief of different diseases and chronic pain. Acupuncture is a type of alternative medicine that has its origins in oriental medicine.The method of acupuncture consists of inserting very fine needles into the “acupuncture points” of the body, located along energetic paths that the Chinese have called meridians. It is believed to have originated around 100 years B. C. in China, although there are factors that indicate that it could have started even before this time, for almost 5,000 years it has been used in China, and about 2,500 years ago the knowledge of anatomy was embodied in a book, called Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen, which is the first recorded reference on acupuncture. We are facing a “millennial” and “ancestral” practice.

Europe met acupuncture in the seventeenth century, to be more specific in France in the years 1671 and 1682. Currently practiced regularly in all countries as a medical specialty or without regular as in Spain. France is the country of love and undoubtedly one of the fashion capitals, well known for its diverse attractions and its history, its language of romance and good manners. A country without doubt hospitable with many activities and places to discover, from a bike ride, or visiting the eiffel tower, for those who like football, is the cradle of different stars, no doubt a country in which there is much to do and discover, whether you’re looking for an adventure in the mountains or if you just want to relax. A country without doubt hospitable with many activities and places to discover, from a bike ride, or visiting the Eiffel tower, for those who like football, is the cradle of different stars, no doubt a country in which there is much to do and discover, whether you’re looking for an adventure in the mountains or if you just want to relax. In this case we have different ways and one of them is acupuncture very well received and accepted by the French population, leaving the routine and conventional medicines when they are not as effective as acupuncture.

In France the practice and the philosophy of acupuncture is different from the Chinese or oriental, the Chinese philosophy on acupuncture considers that the origin of the disease occurs through direct and exact points in the organs, while the practice in France is It is based entirely on the circulation of energy, therefore it is considered that the diseases are due to poor circulation of energy. The acceptance of this practice among the French is very high, due to this acceptance many people have decided to take either as a career or a supplement to medicine and thus open establishments, such as medicinal clinics offering treatment or in many spas is also very common to see this type of services Many people in France use this alternative medicine to treat, from public figures to ordinary people, mostly athletes use it as a relief to stress and muscle pain, for instance the tour of France known worldwide for its long and complex journeys that make cyclists force their muscles to a degree that creates fatigue, these (cyclists) find in acupuncture the relief they need. but not only them, also among athletes, football players are also taking this medicine among other alternatives, as mentioned before, used to treat their injuries or simply as a complement to relax and despair the pressure of their body.

In France we find a variety of clinics that offer the acupuncture service, as there are conventional medicine clinics which have chosen to make a peculiar combination between both practices, using acupuncture together different medicines that relieve pain and give a sense of relief , at the same time this combination makes the work of acupuncture even more efficient and faster. Very important cities in France such as, Nice, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Nantes and the capital Paris have stimulated the use of this unconventional treatment, coexistence in our times a little more common practice, in these people are the prestigious clinics with years of experience and with the development of art through technology. The prices of the clinics vary, according to the need of the patient or the criterion of the doctor, it would be thought that it is the elderly who attend this type of business, but studies have revealed that basically young people are the ones who mostly visit the acupuncture clinics. These clinics also offer packages in along with the acupuncture session, such as relaxing massages, or detoxifying baths, without a doubt a very good option to relax.

Did you know?

Acupuncture relieves stress, anxiety and depression, Apart from all this also improves digestion holy remedy for many of us who have chronic stomach problems, The goal of acupuncture is to maintain a good flow of ying and yang energy in the patient’s body.

Facts:

On November 16, 2010, UNESCO declared acupuncture and moxibustion Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. An interesting fact is that the World Health Organization has included acupuncture as a curative therapy for some diseases, as long as it is done under the tutelage of a specialist in the art and under the right conditions. Acupuncture is not a myth, because if you try it for vanity or health. It is a well-founded and effective reality. If you want to relieve chronic pain and you have tried conventional medicine or massage and still feel the same problem, we encourage you to try this ancestral and subtle art as long as it is with a proven specialist in the practice.

If you have had an exhausting day, a long week or a full month of work and need to relax and want to stress your body, try acupuncture, check its effectiveness or if you have simply dealt with other options and nothing works, you can choose this way relaxing, a few sessions and your body will feel the much-needed relief or if you want to complement your healthy lifestyle rhythm with non-conventional medicinal treatments ( www.allo-medecin-garde.fr ) this is one of the best options.