Improve Digestion with Acupuncture

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine benefits can be  far reaching. Improving digestive disorders in order to improve digestion is one of acupuncture and TCM’s many benfits. But how? How can your acupunturist improve digestion? Your acupuncturist understands your bodies many meridian points. Today we are going to focus on just one of those points, ST36 – Stomach 36.

ST36 – Stomach 36 (Zusanli) is one of the most multi-faceted points in the body and can be used in almost all point prescriptions! Its most foundational function is to promote overall health and longevity. It is very commonly used in patients who need to improve digestion or suffer from digestive disorders (IBS, Crohn’s disease, etc), nausea, vomiting, and GI discomfort. ST-36 S is also incredibly effective in boosting energy levels and reducing symptoms of fatigue, so it is very helpful when treating immune compromised patients.

Where is ST36 – Stomach 36 on your body? This point is located one hand breadth below the knee cap, on the lateral side of the leg, on finger breadth away from the shin bone. Since ST36 is located just below the knee, it is also a key point used in treating any sort of knee injury or pain.

If you would like to talk more about how acupuncture can help you improve digestion or digestive disoreder concerns contact us at info@ocwc.ca or 780-455-2112. We are always acception new patients! Visit our website @ www.ocwc.ca for more information.

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