Since acupuncture has made its way into the West, there has been no shortage of research to prove what the mechanism is that allows acupuncture to work. Some of the mechanisms that have been discovered are: Acupuncture stimulates the release of endorphins and other opiods Acupuncture stimulates the secretion of hormones and other brain chemicals…Details
There are no magic bullets. Western Medicine always has a latest and greatest treatment or wonder drug, but often they are laden with side effects. Western Medicine often has the best of intentions, and the worst of results. A good analogy to relate it to is to think of your body as a garden. If…Details
Acupuncture, and Chinese Medicine in general, is understood to be a process. It is trying to stimulate the body’s own natural healing capabilities. Some people respond quickly, and others take more time. Common sense would dictate that the longer a person has had a condition, the longer it might take for it to reverse, though…Details
Acupuncture, when practiced by a licensed professional, is generally safe and free of any side effects.
There is a big difference. A licensed acupuncturist has at least 3, 000 hours of training in acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, and completely understands the levels of sophistication of Chinese Medicine, and is well equipped to treat any problem using Chinese Medicine. A physician that does acupuncture is not a licensed acupuncture, but is certified…Details
Some do – it varies from company to company. Check with your carrier to see. If you have been in a car accident, and are experiencing problems from that, your no-fault automobile policy covers acupuncture, with no referral needed. We also take Workers Compensation Patients.Details
If you’ve never had acupuncture this is an obvious question to ask. However acupuncture needles are extremely fine and usually you will just feel a sensation like a mosquito bite as the needle is inserted. The sensation does vary depending on where the needles are inserted but very few people say acupuncture hurts. They are usually more concerned about whether acupuncture will work for them and whether the needles are clean (acupuncture needles are single-use disposables).