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What is Acupuncture Injection Therapy (AIT)?

Acupuncture Injection Therapy (AIT) applies the injection of medications into traditional acupoints and other anatomical sites for the treatment of disease, alleviation of pain, prevention of illness, and the improvement of physiological function for athletic performance, age management, and aesthetics.

What is Biopuncture?

Biopuncture describes a specific therapeutic technique that uses biotherapeutic substances for injection in acupuncture points and other sites on the body for the purpose of bio-regulation that serves to treat pain, prevent illness, optimize health and longevity, and treat disease. Biopuncture has been called the bridge between traditional acupuncture and biomedicine.

What iis Mesotherapy?

Mesotherapy is the practice of injecting small amount of medication and/or vitamins into the mesoderm or middle layer of skin for the treatment of acne, arthritis and joint problems. sports injuries as well for cosmetic purposes, such as reducing cellulite and localized weight loss. Invented in the 1950s by French Dr. Michel Pistol. Mesotherapy is becoming an approach with many new innovations like MesoGlow, MesoPeel, MesoBoost and lipodissolve. Each is derived from the original  principles of mesotherapy and may involve injecting a customized coctail of substances that can include vitamins. minerals, amino acids. herbs, procaine and other local anesthetics, pharmaceuticals, and homeopathic medicines.

What is Trigger Point Therapy?

Janet G, Travell, M.D., a general practitioner, developed an interest in spinal manipulation in the 1940s and shifted her focus to soft tissue therapy. By 1955 she had developed her trigger point (TrP) theory of pain, a hypersensitive palpable nodule in a taut band of soft tissue that gives rise to referred pain. Treatment is based on relieving muscle spasms wit stretching and the injection of procaine or normal saline into trigger points.

In Europe, also by mid-twentieth century, extensive research into homeopathy led to the discovery and development of modern homeopathic preparations called antihomotoxic medicine. Many of these medication are prepared in injectable forms  for the practice of Biopuncture, a Western version of AIT.

AIT and Biopuncture are complementary techniques invaluable to physicians for the treatment and management of chronic disease, fatigue syndromes, chronic pain, and have use in anti-aging medicine and medical aesthetics.

Although classical acupuncture is several thousand years old, modern acupuncture began in China in the middle of the 20th century. Not only does it include the use of acupuncture needles, but combines traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)  with Western medicine to form a complete system of integrated East West medicine. This modern system uses electrical stimulation of various types including microcurrent therapy, as well as laser, and intravenous and injection of biological substances and low dose pharmaceutical drugs. Acupuncture injection therapy or AIT is used extensively in China and all Far Eastern countries where acupuncture is practiced.

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