Overview

Overview

Overview

Acupuncture comes from traditional Chinese medicine and can treat a wide range of health issues—from emotional to physical health problems. During acupuncture, experienced therapists insert tiny, hair-thin needles into specific places in your skin. 

You may be wondering if acupuncture is painful. Even though needles are inserted into your skin, most patients do not have any pain and find acupuncture treatments relaxing.

Benefits of Acupuncture

Many patients report benefits from acupuncture sessions. Acupuncture may help reduce different types of pain, including:

  • dental pain,
  • lower back pain,
  • headaches,
  • anxiety,
  • depression,
  • nausea,
  • fatigue, and
  • symptoms of menopause like hot flashes and nausea.

Acupuncture also helps some patients relieve pain from neuropathy. Neuropathy is when you have numbness, weakness, and pain in your hands and feet that is usually caused by nerve damage.

Some patients also report that acupuncture helps osteoarthritis, which is a type of arthritis that happens when the flexible tissue at your bone ends becomes thin and worn.

Is Acupuncture Safe?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved licensed practitioners using sterile, nontoxic needles for single use. All our needles are sterile and are used only one time before we throw them away.

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