Acupoint Injection Therapy or Biopuncture
Biopuncture or Acupoint Injection Therapy (AIT) is the injection of sterile biologic products into specific locations of the body. It combines the actions of acupuncture using hypodermic needle techniques at acupuncture point locations, ashi points or trigger points, to speed the healing process, balance vital energy, and improve general health.
Acupuncture points can be chosen based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) principles and diagnosis. Trigger points may also be chosen to relieve pain and knots in the muscles.
What is injected?
Homeophatic sterile biologic products, vitamins and other substaces including both natural and pharmaceutical substances in microdosages. One of the most commons is vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 injections remain the gold standard for administering B12 and it is most commonly used in cases of B12 deficiency, anemia, fatigue, nervous system disorders, and heart disease.