In Traditional needling the concepts of Traditional Chinese and Eastern medicine are used.The therapeutic aim is to move, unblock, tonify or sedate Qi or Energy.
The concept of Qi is a crucial premise in Traditional needling. Qi in fact is a metaphysical concept, meaning the ‘invisible life-giving and organizing force’ pervading teh visible world and bodies. The definiton of Qi isn’t fixed and can be multi-interpretated by different schools or practtioners.
Traditional Needling is demarcated by:
- Holistic vision of body-mind-(spirit)
- Personalized treatments
- Therapeutic aim is to influence Qi
- Importance of practitioner-patient relation