What does acupuncture treat?
As a regulation therapy, acupuncture treats all functional, vegetative, nervous and regulation disorders which are in principle reversible, such as:
There are some special types of acupuncture. These include ear acupuncture, hand and foot acupuncture and head acupuncture. These branches are referred to as microsystems. In other words: Like reflexology zones, they represent the entire body in a small area.
Alternatives to traditional acupuncture include laser acupuncture and electro-acupuncture, whereby the points are stimulated using light or electromagnetic waves. Some therapists also combine homeopathy with acupuncture. This involves injecting complex homeopathic remedies into the appropriate acupuncture points. This referred to as injection acupuncture or mesotherapy.