Acupuncture is widely known for providing relief from pain and is effective with a variety of additional concerns. Yet its effectiveness is not because there is a magic place to put a needle. Rather, acupuncture provides a different way of viewing the body — the mapping offered by Chinese medicine — and therefore takes a different approach to resolving your symptoms and improving your overall health and function.
From the perspective of Chinese medicine everyone’s symptoms and struggles arise in a way that makes sense given the individual’s constitution, environment and lifestyle practices. Effective acupuncture treatment promotes a person’s underlying health while providing creative ways to eradicate symptoms. The success of this perspective usually becomes evident to both the client and practitioner within four to six treatment sessions, which are likely to be scheduled at weekly intervals.
The licensed acupuncturists at Intown Acupuncture have successfully worked with many clients seeking acupuncture treatment to relieve:
Acupuncture is effective for these symptoms and many others, as reported by the World Health Organization. You may also benefit from acupuncture if you experience chronic illness or symptoms that continue despite other medical treatments. Clients report that acupuncture treatment enhances other forms of therapy, including allowing medications to be more effective with fewer side effects, speeding the recovery process after surgery, or allowing chiropractic adjustments to "hold" for longer periods of time.
Occasionally some conditions are beyond cure — however, there are many ways to help you live with increased ease and vitality despite the presence of your symptoms. Acupuncture plays a powerful role in palliative care.