Friday, October 28, 2016

These 3 acupuncture points are banned for pregnant women, here's why..

Many Traditional Chinese Medicine therapists consider acupuncture to be a safe and effective form of alternative medicine for pregnant women. Complications arising from the application acupuncture therapy during pregnancy are rare; however some acupuncture points should be used with caution or avoided  during pregnancy.

Below we have listed three acupoints many acupuncturists would agree should be avoided throughout every trimester. Although these are three of the most popular and widely used acupoints in an acupuncturist’s arsenal, their dynamically powerful action on a patient’s qi makes them a risky choice during pregnancy.


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