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What Does Acupuncture Feel Like?

Many first-time patients are concerned that acupuncture needles will feel like hypodermic injections at the doctor’s office. They won't. Acupuncture uses hair-thin, flexible needles that you will hardly feel when I insert them. When I gently stimulate the needles they may produce a unique sensation that Oriental medicine calls de qi. Patients often describe de qi as a heavy, achy pressure, or spreading, traveling feeling. You may also feel an "electrical" sensation moving down the meridian pathways, though this is less common. Most patients find these acupuncture sensations deeply satisfying and leave the treatment feeling relaxed both mentally and physically.

Acupuncture treatment creates deep relaxation
in both mind and body.

How Many Treatments Will I Need?

The benefits of acupuncture are cumulative, so more then one treatment is necessary. For acute conditions you can expect to have 10 to 15 treatments, but you will usually begin to feel relief after just the first five to eight visits. Chronic conditions may take longer to respond, depending on the type, severity, and duration of the condition. Preventative treatments and treatments for general well-being may also be scheduled on an as-needed basis.

 

Moxibustion -  *$55

Moxibustion is used to treat:

  • Pain due to injury or arthritis, especially in “cold” patterns where the pain  naturally feels better with the application of heat

  • Digestive problems and irregular elimination

  • Gynecological and obstetrical conditions including breech babies, and difficulty with conception

  • Protection against cold and flu strains by directly increasing immunoglobulins and boosting the body’s natural resources to fight off infection

*Valid through February 29, 2020                    30-minute session. (*$85 Value)                         Cannot be combined with any other offer or Insurance Plan. 

Cupping Therapy - *$55

Cupping Therapy for:

  Pain Relief
  Immune Support
  Insomnia                                   
30-minute session. (*$85 Value)

*Expires February 29, 2020

 

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