The owner of Chiropractic Kinesiology in Las Vegas, Dr. Timothy Francis functions as an expert chiropractor with an extensive background in naturopathy and applied kinesiology. The winner of various awards, including many honors from the International College of Applied Kinesiology for his contributions to the continuing legacy of Dr. George Goodheart, Dr. Timothy Francis is a fellow in acupuncture and obtained an FIACA degree in acupuncture from the International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture.
Below are some interesting facts about acupuncture:
Acupuncture is not painful, as the acupuncture needles are very thin with a diameter less than 0.25mm.
There are over two thousand acupoints and about twenty pathways for the placement of needles throughout a human body. Depending on their needs, each patient is prescribed a different treatment and thus acupuncture is a highly individualized treatment. Although needles are not necessary to obtain the benefits of meridian balancing as Dr. Francis utilizes no needles in his unique methods of treating the human body.
Acupuncture became popular in the US after a reporter accompanying President Nixon to China wrote about its benefits to him as a form of pain relief after his sudden appendectomy during the visit in 1972.
WHO has approved acupuncture for over two dozen conditions and the US National Institutes of Health also identified the technique as a therapy for complementary medicine.