Most Americans suffer from pain, whether acute or chronic, and are constantly seeking treatment to alleviate it, acupuncture has been proven to help in this quest.
Acupuncture is gaining popularity around the world as is being sought out by more and more people for medical and emotional concerns. Today medical doctors are now referring their patients for acupuncture as an adjunct or complimentary therapy to help mitigate many acute and chronic conditions afflicting people today.
Acupuncture has been shown to help reduce many types of pain, anxiety, stress, PTSD, scarring, acne, headaches, allergies, eczema and much, much more as well as improve overall health. Many people find that acupuncture does mitigate their reported problem quickly others benefit from regular more treatments to help them.
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Frequently asked questions
Does it hurt?
Most people report little to no pain when receiving acupuncture therapy. Although some people are afraid needles, the needles used in acupuncture are thinner than a hair, in fact 30 acupuncture needles fit inside a needle that is usually used for injections.
What should I expect during my treatment?
When you go in for your treatment you will be asked several questions about your particular problem, the doctor will take your pulse and look at your tongue to properly diagnose the root of the problem. You will then be asked to lay either face down or face up on the table and needles will be inserted into specific point to address your ailment. You may feel a little dizzy for a moment or two while your body is being treated, then you may even fall asleep.
Do I have to get undressed?
No, you do not have to get undressed. You may wear loose clothing that can easily be moved above the knees and elbows and sometimes the belly may need to be exposed. If you choose you may dress down to your underware and a blanket will be provided to cover.
How long is the treatment?
A typical treatment usually lasts about hour from begining to end. This inclues the diagnostic portion and treatment portion. Although times may vary needles typically remain in for about 30 minutes.