We’ll help you feel better by activating your body’s natural painkillers and increasing total body wellness with acupuncture.
Activate your body’s natural painkillers and increase total body wellness.
Acupuncture, a branch of Chinese medicine involves gently inserting very small needles into the skin at various sites to induce anesthesia. Traditional and modern views differ on the benefits of acupuncture. Traditionally, by inserting needles into various points on the body it unblocks meridians in the body and increases blood flow. Modern thinking maintains that by stimulating the bodies signaling system, your natural healing processes will be sped up.
- Reduce depression effects
- Increase ability to sleep
- Assist in weight loss
- Reduce allergy effects
- Reduce headaches
- Increase total body wellness
- Relieve pain
Acupuncturists first need to establish what areas of the body they will need to target. This is done using four diagnostic methods. Essentially, these methods are the examination of your face and tongue, listening to breath sounds, feeling for tender spots, and understanding patient complaints. Hair-thin needles will then be gently inserted into the established target areas.
Frequently Asked Questions
The amount of treatment depends on the condition being treated. For acute conditions such as back pain, it is best to receive it frequently in a short period of time. For chronic conditions, we recommend that you average two visits a week depending on severity.
Generally our treatments are covered by most major health plans but coverage varies by plan and provider. We suggest contacting your service provider for a full description on your coverage.
Contrary to popular belief, many people do not feel pain. However, some sort of sensation will almost certainly be felt.