Acupuncture, generally accepted to have originated in China, is a key component of traditional Chinese Medicine that uses hair-thin needles at strategic points on the body. Acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain, however it is increasingly being used to increase overall wellness including stress management.
Acupuncture has been used to treat, and it’s proponents claim in some instances even heal, a wide variety of ailments and conditions. Research suggests that Acupuncture has a clinically relevant effect on chronic pain that persists over time. Not only used to alleviate pain, Acupuncture may also be used in conjunction with conventional therapies to address issues such as weight loss, addiction, and migraine headaches. Acupuncturists use this non-invasive treatment to help millions of people become healthier and happier by promoting natural healing. Acupuncture can enhance healing power and immunity, support physical and emotional health, and improve quality of life. It is a safe, mostly painless and cost-effective way to address a wide variety of ailments and conditions. If you choose to see an Acupuncturist, discuss it with your doctor first.
After your initial consultation & treatment, ongoing care treatments will last 45-50 minutes.
How Can Acupuncture Help Me?
Case-controlled studies have shown that Acupuncture has been an effective treatment for the following diseases, symptoms or conditions:
- Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
- Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
- Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
- Hypertension, essential
- Hypotension, primary
- Induction of labor (always check with your OBGYN before receiving Acupuncture)
- Knee pain
- Low back pain
- Morning Sickness (always check with your OBGYN before receiving Acupuncture)
- Nausea and vomiting
- Pain from dental work
- Postoperative pain
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Tennis Elbow