What can Acupuncure Treat?
Muscle Pain, Acute and Chronic
Digestive Issues: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Diarrhea,
Skin Care: Acne, Rosacea
Emotional Issues: Anxiety, Depression, PTSD
Women’s Health: PMS, Infertility, Painful Periods, Menopause
Respirtory Issues: Common Cold, Allergies, Asthma
Is Acupuncture Safe?
In 2003 the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) released a report called ‘ACUPUNCTURE: REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF REPORTS ON CONTROLLED TRIALS.’ Acupuncture is recognized as a system of health care, and is safe, effective and has virtually no side effects.
How often should I receive treatments?
Acupuncture is a process. Most conditions are chronic, meaning that you’ve had it for a while. Chronic conditions ususally need a course of treatment spanning over several weeks. The most satisfied patients are those who come regularly and comply to home care strategies like diet changes, better sleep hygiene, herbal supplements. The healing process is different for each person, sometimes things don’t change right away, or pain will move to a new location. This doesn’t mean that your treatments aren’t working. Please let me know if things are not progressing. All information provided is key to your health and well being.
Does acupuncture hurt?
Typically there is a small pinch when the needle is inserted. There is something called a needle sensation. A good needle sensation may feel like a small pinch, throbbing sensation, itching, or even a hot sensation at the site of insertion. This is ususally of short duration. Sometimes you won’t feel a thing, that’s okay too. I am striving to bring the body to a palce of ease and comfort, so if anything feels uncomfortable, just let me know and I will make the necessary adjustments.
Are the needles sterile?
Yes, the needles are sterile, stainless steel and are used only once. They are disposed and later destroyed as medical waste.