Acupuncture is Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC), which stimulate acupuncture points that can balance your energy, reduce your stress, and help make your body work more efficient. Moreover, in the end, make you feel better. Some insurance plans cover acupuncture. To see if your insurance plan will cover acupuncture treatment, fill out this form…
How Does Acupuncture Work?
East meets west for the best in treating tendon, muscular pain, low back pain, and sports injuries. Acupuncture is a time-tested, safe, natural, and drug-free alternative that can provide immediate relief and long-lasting benefits. It can help you return to peak performance and optimal health by restoring the proper flow of Qi and blood. This speeds up recovery time, addresses the root cause of the problem, enhances performance, and can help prevent future injury.
The acupuncturist wants to understand how your pain affects you. Where does it hurt? Is it traveling to different parts of your body? What other things are bothering you besides your back pain? The objective is to treat the whole you.
Tracking your pulse gives him an idea of how your energy flows. He can look at your tongue, and it gives him an idea of what is going on deep inside of you. He will ask you many questions to get a better understanding of you as a person, because I want to treat the whole you.
Acupuncture releases endorphins in the body and they make you feel better, which brings about a sense of well-being and relaxation.
Acupuncture activates your immune system. If you’re hurting in an area, acupuncture can help release different muscle groups to help you feel better, healthier, and more relaxed.
If your foot hurts, he often use the dermatomes emanating from your spine to determine how the nerves are reacting to that area.
He can also make use of use acupuncture needles on your scalp to influence your brain to become more active or less active in those areas.
The Benefits of Acupuncture
Acupuncture brings us to a balanced state, so that we can deal with life’s obstacles and these challenges.
Acupuncture can treat a wide variety of acute and chronic neuro-musculoskeletal disorders including:
Joint, Back and Shoulder Pain
Headaches & Migraines
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Is Acupuncture Painful?
That’s usually one of the main questions. He uses special, fine-gauge Acupuncture needles. Most people only feel a slight pricking sensation followed by a relaxed, parasympathetic, meditative-like state which allows the body to heal.
Parasympathetic: relating to the part of the automatic nervous system that counterbalances the action of the sympathetic nerves. It consists of nerves arising from the brain and the lower end of the spinal cord and supplying the internal organs, blood vessels, and glands.
What Can Modern Acupuncture Treat?
Acupuncture provides excellent treatment for acute or chronic pain. Acupuncture releases endorphins (your body’s own painkillers) from the anterior pituitary gland and stimulates an immune response.
Pills and invasive treatments offered in mainstream medicine often take their toll on the body, but acupuncture is gentle and safe. Patients frequently report an overall improved sense of well-being and an increase in energy in addition to an improvement in their symptoms, In fact, many people continue to utilize acupuncture even after their condition has stabilized.
Do you suffer from…
- Low back pain – which is covered by Medicare Insurance!
- Ankle pain
- Bell’s palsy
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Facial spasm
- Frozen shoulder
- Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis)
- Gouty arthritis
- Hip pain
- Knee pain
- Neck pain
- Periarthritis of the shoulder
- Postherpetic neuralgia
- Post-operative pain
- Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome
- Rotator cuff syndrome
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Spine pain
- Acute and chronic Sprain (muscle)
- Stiff neck
- Strain (ligaments)
- Sports injuries
- TMJ syndrome
- Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine is a broad term for any treatment that might be used by a Chinese Medicine practitioner. It includes: