IMS, Intra Muscular Stimulation, is a similar technique to acupuncture as it uses fine needles to treat tight muscle bands that are implicated in many chronic and painful conditions such as neck and back pain as well as many other soft tissue injuries.
What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture means the insertion of a needle through the skin at certain loci called acupoints (which are areas of low skin resistance). It is based on the Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy of the balance of yin and yang and the five-element theory. Yin and Yang are the feminine and masculine aspects of all things in nature including the human body. The characteristics of yin are cold, dark, water, and descending, and those […]