How does acupuncture work?
Stimulation of certain acupoints helps restore balance to the entire system, thereby resolving a wide array of ailments. In western terms, it affects increased blood circulation, endorphin release, increased neuronal activity, and decreased inflammation.
What can acupuncture treat?
According to the World Health Organization, acupuncture is effective for many conditions, including low back pain, stroke, high blood pressure and depression, among many other conditions
Does acupuncture hurt?!!
Your practitioner uses very small sterile needles. It is normal to feel them, but they do not need to be painful. Indeed, most patients find their treatments very relaxing.
How many treatments will I need?
Great question! This varies greatly from patient to patient and each treatment plan is tailored to your unique needs. Acute care may include 1-2 treatments a week for multiple treatments. Others come in for a tune up every couple of months.
What does research show?
Conditions for which there are many high quality studies include musculoskeletal pain, addictions, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, migraines and headaches, and fertility support, among others.
What do I need for my first treatment?
Simply bring yourself, your completed paperwork and your insurance card & ID if we are billing insurance. You will get more benefit if you hydrate well on the day of your treatment.
Just wanted to say how grateful I am for the treatment yesterday.
It was life changing! I was so wound up and hurting when I came in, and by the time I left, I was relaxed and feeling sooo much better. It is still in effect this morning. Thank you!!!
~client treated for chronic pain