Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most common, and dependable medical therapies used in the world.
It is by nature simple, safe and effective health care. Acupuncturists use thin, sterile, single use needles inserted superficially into specific areas of the body in order to stimulate the body’s ability to heal itself. Since its introduction to the U.S. in the early 1900’s, acupuncture has been proven to be exceptionally safe when performed by licensed acupuncturists and statistically effective in an increasing body of scientific studies.
Our experience tells us acupuncture can reliably and safely decrease pain and inflammation, quiet spasms, boost immunity, dispel migraines, shrink swelling, relieve pain in almost any location, regulate hormones, cut recovery time from surgery almost in half, calm anxiety, lift depression, restore mobility, improve digestion, and create a deep feeling of rest. Acupuncture is particularly helpful for people with chronic diseases, meaning conditions that can be managed but not cured. Because these folks often need to take many medications with multiple side effects, acupuncture can greatly improve their quality of life by helping with mood, energy and sleep – without creating any more side effects.
Acupuncture will normally cause people to feel sleepy during the time of treatment. In our treatment spaces you’ll find family, friends, and neighbors literally napping together as they work towards common goals of better health, less pain, and relief from stress.