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ACUPUNCTURE

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Acupuncture is a system of integrative medicine that involves pricking the skin with needles. It is used to alleviate pain and treat various physical, mental, and emotional conditions. Originating in ancient China, acupuncture is now widely practiced around the world. 

A few reasons patients are treated with acupuncture are:

  • Chemotherapy-induced and postoperative nausea and vomiting

  • Dental pain

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Headaches, including tension headaches and migraines

  • Labor pain

  • Lower back pain

  • Neck pain

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Menstrual cramps

  • Respiratory disorders, such as allergic rhinitis

  • Tennis elbow

What is the difference between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?

Dry Needling is a treatment, whereas Acupuncture is a medicine. Dry Needling can be a part of the acupuncture treatment. It also includes knowledge of all points (the energetics, how they function, along with diagnosing of patterns, tongue and pulse examination), herbs, dietary recommendations, cupping, moxa treatment, tui na therapy, and TCM 10 questioning.

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