Acupuncture is an Eastern Medicine technique that uses very fine needles in specific points of the body that aid in the healing process.
Acupuncture is the oldest continuously practiced form of medical care in the world, and is used by nearly one-third of the world as the primary form of healthcare.
Does it hurt when the needles are put in?
Most people say that it does not hurt...In fact, many times the patient is unaware that the needle was even inserted! The needles are approximately as fine as a strand of hair.
What conditions can be treated with Acupuncture?
The list of conditions that may be helped with acupuncture treatment is virtually endless! Some of the most common conditions/symptoms that people seek acupucnture treatment for include the following:
- Acute & Chronic Pain
- Digestive Disorders (Crohn's, Irritable Bowel Disease, etc)
- Female Disorders (Infertility, Menopause, Endometriosis, PMS, etc)
- Addictions (Smoking, Alcohol, etc)
- Wellness Care
Is Acupuncture covered by my health insurance?
Some insurance companies cover acupuncture, but please call your insurance carrier to verify this coverage for your specific plan.