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It's personalized healthcare

No two acupuncture patients receive the same treatment for the same disease or discomfort. Acupuncturists treat patients, not diseases. They are trained to take in every detail of you, from the sound of your voice to the quality of your skin to the sparkle in your eyes. They care about your whole story, past and present. They see your body as a network of interdependent parts: muscle, bone, fascia, organs, blood and body fluids, as well as more subtle layers like meridians and qi. They see what is deficient and what is stuck, mentally as well as physically, and make adjustments like a traffic cop, facilitating the body’s own healing ability.

It’s nothing to be afraid of

Sure, you may feel the needles and their immediate effects, but you needn’t be anxious. If you're suffering aches and pains on a daily basis, that chronic pain far outweighs any momentary mini pinch of a hair-thin sterile acupuncture needle.

It has lovely side effects

You may go to acupuncture to cure your neck and shoulder pain, and find that the pain diminishes. Meanwhile, your stress level, sleep quality, digestion, and overall mood improve too.

It gets to the root

Acupuncture treatments are deeply healing because they focus not only on the patient’s current condition, but investigate why their symptoms are manifesting and aim to treat the underlying root cause.

It works

Acupuncture has been around since before recorded history. The earliest written record comes from a few hundred years before the common era. If it didn’t work, it certainly wouldn’t have lasted thousands of years and spread through hundreds of Asian medical lineages.

Scientists try to understand how acupuncture works from a biomedical perspective. Some refer to its effects on fascia, the connective tissue that surrounds all our muscles and organs. Some point to acupuncture’s ability to stimulate the limbic system and autonomic nervous system.

Some scientists claim in their studies that acupuncture is sometimes as effective as “sham acupuncture.” While they attempt to fit a versatile and non-linear medicine into a formulaic model with double-blind studies, the clinical experience of everyday practitioners and patients agrees with thousands of years of history — acupuncture works!

 

Success stories

Mafalda Padrão

Dec 07 at 19:17 pm
tratamento para enxaqueca

Lee Bachelor

Jun 03 at 01:31 am
Tried it this year 2016 on my lower back pain, it was fantastic. Highly recommend.

vanessa schroll

Nov 10 at 04:59 am
Dr. Shen was able to help with TMJ the whole time I worked with her! I miss the relief!

Fabiana van der Heiden

Apr 16 at 18:24 pm
Try to do it on every asian trip. My osteopath does acupuncture as well. I serious doubt if it has effect but I'm willing to believe it works on a level I am not (yet) able to perceive.

Leila Azimi

Mar 13 at 18:43 pm
I did it, it was cool

Tamara Berends

Mar 13 at 03:58 am
Didn't help me.

Jelena J

Nov 16 at 09:15 am
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