Here are some benefits of acupuncture and frequent asked questions. Also, some of the conditions that acupuncture and herbal supplements may be able to help.

Benefits of Acupuncture and Frequent Asked Questions:

Benefits: increase range of motion, reduction of pain, reduce inflammation, and promote the body healing. Acupuncture and massage therapy are great complementary modalities to western medicine, chiropractic work, and physical therapy.

Acupuncture and herbal supplements are not magic. They are alternative natural ways for people’s body to heal itself. It does take some consecutive acupuncture treatments and some time for herbal supplements to work. At the mean time, lifestyle changing and dietary suggestion will be given in order to help speed up the healing process. Acute condition requires less treatment than chronic condition.

Q: What is acupuncture?
A: Acupuncture is a branch of traditional Chinese medicine(TCM). After the TCM practitioner evaluates the patient, the practitioner prescribes specific acupuncture points to insert the needles on the body.

Q: Does it hurt?
A: The needle is smaller than a human hair. The fine needles produce little or no sensation. First-time patients are usually amazed at how comfortable they are during treatment.

Q: How long is an acupuncture treatment?
A: Follow-up treatment takes an average of 30 minutes. Initial treatment with consultation takes about 1 hour.

Q: How fast can I see the result?
A: It is based on the person’s constitution and what conditions are being treated. For pain management, there are many times the person feels a lot better in just 1 treatment. Sometimes, it takes about 2 to 3 treatments to feel significantly better. For chronic conditions, it takes more treatments for the result to show.

Q: How often should I come in for treatments?
A: Once again, it depends on the person’s constitution and what conditions are being treated. In general, the recommendation is 2 to 4 treatments per week for 4 to 12 weeks.

Q: What conditions may acupuncture and herbal supplements help?
A:

Pain management: Lower back, shoulder, neck, wrist, elbow, hip, knee, ankle, and heel pain.

 

Acid reflux

Diabetes

Numbness

Addictions

Dizziness

Pre-menstrual Syndrome

Ankle swelling

Edema

Prostate Problems

Allergies

Fibromyalgia

Poor circulation

Arthritis

Headaches

Post Stroke

Asthma

Hiccups

PTSD

Bell’s palsy

Immune system deficiency

Skin problems

Blood Pressure – high or low

Indigestion

Smoking cessation

Cancer

Infertility

Sports Injuries

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Insomnia

Stomach problems

Chronic fatigue

Irregular menstruation

Tendonitis

Chronic Pain

Irritable bowel syndrome

Weight Management

Constipation

Perimenopause

 

Depression

Muscle Tension

 

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