This is the act of applying pressure through very localized massage to areas of the body aimed to control many symptoms like pain and nausea, as well as restoring balance to the body’s energy channels.
Electroacupuncture is acupuncture with the addition of electricity. Electrodes connected to the acupuncture needles pass a small electric current that assists in restoring overall wellbeing as well as an excellent pain treatment.
Auricular acupuncture focuses on the micro system of the ear which reflects the outer portion of the ear. This method is particularly effective for allergies and other infectious diseases, as well as calming of the mind and general pain relief.
Creating suction on the skin by applying heated cups stimulates skin and muscles, increasing blood circulation which relieves muscle tension and aids in cell repair. This is very popular among athletic individuals, but is beneficial to people of all activity-levels.
Granule Herbs and Teabags specifically formulated to target a variety of ailments and symptoms. Herbal medicine is a great way to address the root of unhealthy patters that cause a wide array of illness, pain and other symptoms.
Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicinal practice that inserts thin needles into strategic points of the body to target specific ailments.
A question with a shorter answer would be “Why wouldn’t I want acupuncture?” The benefits of acupuncture are countless for people of all ages. It successfully treats physical problems like pain, migraines and nausea, as well as emotional and mental conditionals like anxiety, depression and insomnia. It has also been shown to be a very effective tool for those struggling with infertility.
The majority of systematic reviews agree that there are no adverse aeffects directly related to acupuncture and moxibustion. You may read more about these studies on the National Library of Medicine website by clicking here.
Your first appointment may take up to 2 hours. You and the doctor will discuss what has been ailing you and what you’d like to focus on. We will gather your health history and complete intake paperwork. When the session begins, we will make the room comfortable and to your liking by adjusting the lights and putting on soothing music. The procedure is often painless with some people reporting just a slight pinch upon insertion but no lingering pain after needles are placed. We will check in on you often throughout the session.
Make sure you have ample time before and after your appointment. Bring a list of all your current medicines/supplements. It is important to be well-fed and hydrated before your session, and to avoid caffeine. We also recommend opting for loose comfortable clothing.
Yes! And in fact, unless your primary physician or ob-gyn has instructed you not to for some reason, you should! Acupuncture is safe for most pregnancies with any complications being very rare. During the third trimester, acupuncture does a wonderful job of preparing the body for labor!
*Since acupuncture benefit varies by insurance company and individual’s plan, feel free to contact your insurance company to verify your coverage for acupuncture.
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You no longer have to look elsewhere if you need an acupuncture clinic that you can depend on. Chen’s Acupuncture Associates is here to provide you with different services to help with your various needs. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us by phone or email. Our personable representatives are more than happy to attend to your needs. We look forward to hearing from you soon!