What is Acupuncture Therapy?

Acupuncture Therapy, an ancient healing practice that originated in China, has gained widespread recognition for its holistic approach to wellness.

Acupuncture works by activating the immune system and promoting circulation. During the treatment, very thin, one-time use sterile needles are inserted on specific acupuncture points known to stimulate healing in the affected area.

What to Expect with Acupuncture Therapy

To ensure a seamless process we follow a structured approach to ensure the best care and customized treatment for your care. Our process is designed to deliver personalized acupuncture solutions to fit your unique needs:

Initial Acupuncture Therapy Session

The Initial intake includes a thorough evaluation and consultation to assess your condition.

Consultation

In the initial consult we ask questions to gather information about your condition, understand your symptoms, medical history, diet, and lifestyle habits related to your health concerns.

Diagnosis

Next we use that information to understand the root cause of your condition from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective and develop personalized treatment plan.

Treatment

The acupuncture treatment plan begins the same day and you will have your first acupuncture session. Cupping, electro-acupuncture, ear or scalp acupuncture may be added at no extra cost to you.

After booking your first session, you'll receive a health history form in your email. Please ensure you fill out the health history form prior to your visit so that you can save time during your session.

Follow up Acupuncture Therapy Session

Follow-up appointments are scheduled within a week from the initial acupuncture session and typically continue in this pattern following each session.

Follow up

Follow-up appointments are scheduled right after your initial treatment. The acupuncturist will let you know how many treatments you’ll need and how often you’ll need to come in according to your individualized treatment plan.

Treatment

The follow up treatments build upon the last session to continue promoting and achieving the desired health benefits. Cupping, electro-acupuncture, ear or scalp acupuncture may be added at no extra cost to you.

How does Acupuncture Therapy Work?

Acupuncture Therapy works by stimulating specific points on the body known as acupuncture points or acupoints. These points are believed to correspond to channels or meridians through which Qi, or vital energy, flows. By inserting thin needles into these points, acupuncture helps to restore the balance and flow of Qi, promoting healing and alleviating symptoms. This ancient practice is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine and is commonly used to address a wide range of health concerns, from pain management to stress reduction.

Benefits of Acupuncture Therapy

One of the primary benefits of acupuncture is its remarkable ability to alleviate pain. Whether it’s chronic back pain, migraines, or joint discomfort, acupuncture offers a natural and drug-free solution. Beyond pain relief, acupuncture is celebrated for its positive impact on mental health, reducing stress, anxiety, and promoting overall emotional well-being.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to common queries about our services, procedures, and how to access the care you need at Acusessions.

What is Acupuncture Therapy?

Acupuncture therapy is a holistic healing modality rooted in traditional Chinese medicine. It involves the insertion of thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate energy flow, known as Qi, and restore balance to the body’s systems.

Is Acupuncture Therapy Safe?

Yes, acupuncture therapy is considered safe when performed by a qualified and licensed acupuncturist. The needles used are sterile and disposable, minimizing the risk of infection. Additionally, acupuncture is a non-invasive and gentle treatment with minimal side effects. However, it’s essential to disclose any pre-existing medical conditions or medications to your acupuncturist to ensure safe and effective treatment.

What Conditions Can Acupuncture Therapy Treat?

Acupuncture therapy can effectively address a wide range of acute and chronic health conditions, including but not limited to pain management, stress reduction, digestive disorders, insomnia, allergies, hormonal imbalances, and emotional well-being. It can also complement conventional medical treatments and support overall wellness.

How Does an Acupuncture Therapy Session Work?

During an acupuncture therapy session, a acupuncturist will conduct a thorough assessment of your health concerns and medical history. You’ll then be comfortably positioned on a treatment table, and sterile, hair-thin needles will be inserted into targeted acupuncture points. The needles may be gently manipulated to enhance the flow of Qi. You’ll relax for about 20-40 minutes with the needles in place before they are removed.

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