Understanding medical acupuncture

Acupuncture is an element of traditional Chinese medicine that involves inserting needles and applying heat and electrical stimulation at precise points in the body. When this modality is practiced by a doctor trained and licensed in Western medicine it’s referred to...
A Look at Medical Acupuncture

A Look at Medical Acupuncture

Have you been feeling under the weather? Maybe you’ve just experienced a car accident or received a chronic pain diagnosis. Whatever the case, medical acupuncture can help. Medical acupuncture is a natural treatment dating back to ancient China that uses thin needles to stimulate parts of your body. Thinking about voluntarily getting needles inserted may make you shudder, but acupuncture is surprisingly effective and can treat a wide range of conditions. From sciatica pain to arthritis to post-operative recovery, adding acupuncture to a treatment plan has been shown to help accelerate recovery and relieve stress, which helps you heal more efficiently.