What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture works to help maintain your body’s equilibrium. It involves the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body to balance and regulate the flow of energy. For a variety of lifestyle and environmental reasons, energy can become disturbed, depleted, or blocked, which can result in symptoms of pain and illness. In certain instances, traditional acupuncture can be an effective therapy to help restore balance and promote physical and emotional harmony.
Treatment is aimed at addressing the root of your condition as well as your main symptoms. This approach aids in resolving your problem and enhancing your overall sense of well-being.
You may notice that other minor issues resolve as your main health complaint improves.
How many treatments will I need?
Often, a series of treatments is needed initially, typically between 4-8 sessions. The exact number depends on various factors, and I will discuss the expected treatment duration during your first appointment. For simple conditions, the treatment may be shorter, but for more chronic conditions, it may be longer.
Does Acupuncture Hurt?
Acupuncture may involve a mild sensations, or slight discomfort. These sensations are short-lived, with many people experiencing minimal or no pain. The potential benefits outweigh any momentary discomfort, making acupuncture a well-tolerated therapy for lots of people.