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Dr. Madhusudan Aggarwal

E -32,G.K. - II, , New Delhi- 110048
Delhi , India  India
+91-98100529539212301667 http://acupuncturedelhi.com


Tue - Sat 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Dr. Madhusudan Aggarwal - New Delhi

My aim of practising Acupuncture is to bring health to the people of all socio economic groups with holistic approach by using classical Chinese acupuncture. I emphasize on the scientific use of Acupuncture because Acupuncture is indeed a medical science with a lot of modern research evidence. All the reports revealed that acupuncture has physiological mechanism. Now Acupuncture is recognized by FDA(Food and Drug Administration) and WHO(World Health Organization) as a basic treatment for many diseases, the list of which is given in this website.
I do not leave any stone unturned in giving my patient the best acupuncture treatment. My treatment is not only based on my knowledge of ancient acupuncture and clinic experience, but also on modern researches and new scientific discoveries on the effects of acupuncture in different diseases. After completing my bachelors and masters in modern medicine, I practised modern medicine (allopathy) for 20 years. In year 2000, I visited Beijing and became full time student of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine. Since 2001, I am practising Acupuncture in Delhi & Gurgaon.

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The History of Acupuncture in China: Acupuncture, or needle puncture, is a European term invented by Willem Ten Rhyne, a Dutch physician who visited Nagasaki in Japan in the early part of the seventeenth century. The Chinese describe acupuncture by the character 'Chen', which literally means 'to prick with a needle', a graphic description of this therapeutic technique.

Early History: Acupuncture has a clearly recorded history of about 2,000 years, but some authorities claim that it has been practiced in China for some 4,000 years. The Chinese believe that the practice of acupuncture began during the Stone Age when stone knives or sharp edged tools, described by the character 'Bian', were used to puncture and drain abscesses. In fact the Chinese character 'Bian' means the 'use of a sharp edged stone to treat disease', and the modern Chinese character 'Bi', representing a disease of pain, is almost certainly derived from the use of 'Bian stones' for the treatment of painful complaints. The origin of Chinese medicine is a fascinating story and acupuncture represents only one facet of their medical system.

The first recorded attempt at conceptualizing and treating disease dates back to about 1500 BC during the Shang dynasty. Tortoise shells with inscriptions dating from that time have been found, and it is thought that these were used for divination in the art of healing. Acupuncture Needles: As acupuncture developed, the Bian stones were discarded and needles of stone and pottery were used. These simple, primitive needles are still used in some of the rural areas of China. Eventually metal needles began to appear and these took the form of the classical 'nine needles'. The 'nine needles' comprised:

The main needle now used for acupuncture is the filliform as most of the others have been replaced by more sophisticated surgical instruments, for instance, the sword-like needle has been replaced by the scalpel. The 'nine needles' were initially made of either bronze, or gold and silver, and seem to have been first used about 2,000 years ago. The tomb of the Prince of Chungshan, dating from the second century BC, was excavated in 1968 and contained a set of nine needles, four being of gold and five of silver. Some acupuncturists use gold and silver needles but the majority only stainless steel filliform needles.

Moxibustion: A discussion of the history of acupuncture is incomplete without mentioning moxibustion. Moxa herb is burnt in close proximity with the skin of the patient. The Chinese character 'Chiu' is used to describe the art of moxibustion, and literally means 'to scar with a burning object'. Moxibustion does not now involve scarring, but moxa is still used to provide local heat over acupuncture points.

It is made from the dried leaves of Artemisia vulgaris and the Chinese believe that the older the moxa, the better its therapeutic properties. Moxibustion developed as a medical practice completely separate from acupuncture, although it is now very much a part of current acupuncture practice in China.


Body Acupuncture: The acupuncture treatment consists of inserting fine needles, called filiform needles, into the body in patterns designed to influence the flow of qi in one of the subdivisions of the energy circulation network. Usually one to three energy subdivisions are selected to stimulate energy movement, along with a collection of local points to focus the attention of the energy movement. Each subdivision of the circulation has a unique therapeutic point combination necessary for activation. The combinations involve the insertion of at least three needles - the energy moving needles - that are usually in the extremities and usually inserted bilaterally.

Needles are inserted to the depth necessary to elicit the patient's sensation of de qi, or needle grab, a dull ache that radiates from the point. This can be 0.5 cm to 15 cm, depending on the location. The patient is positioned comfortably, usually lying supine or prone. Patient may be needled while sitting on chair. It is common to treat the patient using front, back, and extremity points during the course of a single treatment session. This means that the treatment is typically divided into two sections: the energy movement section using extremity points to activate flow through the meridians, and the section to focus the energy on one or several organs or to influence a pain problem.

Ear Acupuncture: This therapy treats and prevents diseases by stimulating certain points on the auricle using the seed of a Chinese herb placed on small piece of adhesive tape. This has a long history in China. Previously Chinese used needles and used to prick auricle. But now a days, needles are rarely used and the herb seeds are preferred with nearly the same efficacy.

This is very commonly used treatment in the United States. The theory is that since the ear has a rich nerve and blood supply, it would have connections all over the body. For this reason, the ear has many Acupuncture points which correspond to many parts and organs of the body. Auricular (Ear) Acupuncture has been successful in treating problems ranging from obesity to alcoholism, to drug addiction. There are numerous studies either completed, or currently going on which affirms Auricular Acupuncture's effectiveness.

Also, ears are closely related to physiological and pathological changes of the meridians and collaterals along with internal organs. So the points distributed on the ears can be used as stimulation sites to treat diseases of the body. Scalp Acupuncture: Scalp Acupuncture is a therapeutic modality in which mainly scalp is needled for sickness. Needling is done in specific area or line of the scalp. Selected area is not acupoint but stimulation lines on the scalp. The manipulation is usually quick and constant twisting method is used without many changes. The area punctured is usually at the side opposite to that with signs or symptoms.

It is indicated in diseases originated in brain e.g. paralysis, numbness, aphonia, dizziness, chorea, parkinson’s disease, lumbago, pain in leg, nocturia, neuralgia etc.Moxibustion: Moxibustion is another popular treatment method, which is the treatment of diseases by applying heat to Acupuncture points. Acupuncture and Moxibustion are considered complimentary forms of treatment, and are commonly used together.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Payment Options

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Treatments For:

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Headache
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Paralysis
  • Sinusitis
  • Tonsillitis

Consultation Type: Direct ConsultationAll patients have to come to the practitioner's location.

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