Acupuncture is useful in treating all of the different systems of the body – musculoskeletal (back, neck, hip and knee pain, headaches), respiratory (cold, flu, sinus, bronchial), circulatory (lack of energy and low blood flow through the body, edema, numbness, palpitations), digestive and gynecological concerns (bloating, poor digestion, pain, PMS, irregular cycles), immune system, emotional and psychological (stress, anxiety, insomnia, depression mental fatigue)
What does a typical treatment look like?
The first visit is generally 90-minutes. In this visit your health history is reviewed and your health concerns are discussed and then addressed with an acupuncture treatment. Thesession includes a front and back treatment, which includes heat therapy, local massage, pulse and channel diagnosis, topical linament application and then recommendations for self-care. Follow-up treatments are 60 minutes.
What is a Licensed Acupuncturists training and education?
Licensed Acupuncturists undergo a 4-year graduate program which includes completing 2,378 didactic hours and 1,035 clinical hours in Acupuncture. In addition, most Acupuncturists have completed externships at local hospitals or medical clinics. The “L.Ac.” is used by Acupuncturists who have successfully completed this training and education and have achieved state and/or national licensing.
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