Acupuncture

ALL ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLES STERILE, SINGLE USE AND DISPOSABLE

Acupuncture provides a safe, highly effective, chemical-free method to initiate your body’s self-healing abilities

 

HOW ACUPUNCTURE WORKS?

Every part of the body has something like a “reset buttons” built into it.

Acupuncture can trigger a somatic autonomic reflex, thereby affecting the gastric and cardiovascular functions.

Acupuncture can change the levels of neurotransmitters such as Serotonin and Dopamine. Serotonin and Dopamine affecting the emotional state and craving- that’s why acupuncture working very well for peoples who want to quit smoking, drinking or end substance abuse.

By affecting other pain-modulating neurotransmitters such as Met-enkephalin and Substance P along the nociceptive pathway, acupuncture can relieve headaches.

Acupuncture can reduce inflammation (act as a Antihistamines and producing more phagocytes to kill inflammation fast).

Huato acupuncture points, known as Paravertebral points, affecting sympathetic and parasympathetic N/C.

Western MD widely using acupuncture techniques: one of them called TPI (trigger points injections). With the injection, the trigger point is made inactive and the pain is alleviated. Acupuncturist can have the same results without any drugs injections.

 

HOW MANY TREATMENTS WILL YOU NEED?

The frequency and number of treatments differ from person to person. Some people experience dramatic relief in the first two treatments. For complex or long-standing chronic conditions, one to two treatments per week for month may be recommended. For acute problems, usually fewer visits are required, usually eight to ten visits in total.

An individualized treatment plan that includes the expected number of treatments will be discussed during your initial visit.

 

WHAT CONDITIONS ARE COMMONLY TREATED BY ACUPUNCTURE?

Hundreds of clinical studies on the benefits of acupuncture show that it successfully treats conditions ranging from musculoskeletal problems (back pain, neck pain, and others) to nausea, migraine headache, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and infertility.

Case-controlled clinical studies have shown that acupuncture has been an effective treatment for the following diseases, symptoms or conditions:

  • Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
  • Biliary colic
  • Depression
  • Dysentery
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)
  • Facial pain
  • Headache
  • Hypertension, essential
  • Hypotension, primary
  • Induction of labor
  • Knee pain
  • Leukopenia
  • Low back pain
  • Malposition of fetus, correction
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Neck pain
  • Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction)
  • Periarthritis of shoulder
  • Postoperative pain
  • Renal colic
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Sprain
  • Stroke
  • Tennis elbow

THE FOLLOWING DISEASES, SYMPTOMS OR CONDITIONS HAVE LIMITED BUT PROBABLE EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT THE THERAPEUTIC USE OF ACUPUNCTURE:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Alcohol dependence and detoxification
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Cancer pain
  • Cholecystitis, chronic, with acute exacerbation
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Competition stress syndrome
  • Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent
  • Earache
  • Female infertility
  • Facial spasm
  • Fibromyalgia and fasciitis
  • Gouty arthritis
  • Herpes zoster
  • Insomnia
  • Female urethral syndrome
  • Labor pain
  • Lactation, deficiency
  • Male sexual dysfunction
  • Meniere disease
  • Obesity
  • Opium, cocaine and heroin dependence
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Postoperative convalescence
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Prostatitis, chronic
  • Radicular and pseudo radicular pain syndrome
  • Raynaud syndrome, primary
  • Pruritus
  • Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection
  • Retention of urine, traumatic
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sjögren syndrome
  • Sore throat (including tonsillitis)
  • Spine pain, acute
  • Stiff neck
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Tobacco dependence
  • Ulcerative colitis, chronic
  • Urolithiasis