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Acupuncture is a non-
Acupuncture may be useful as an independent treatment for some conditions, but it can also be used as a complement to other healthcare therapies.
Your Typical Acupuncture Visit
After your initial visit to Healing Hands Wellness & Chiropractic Center that includes a comprehensive history and physical examination, the following is a typical acupuncture visit.
The appointment —which usually lasts about 30 minutes—includes an exam and assessment of your condition, insertion of needles, and advice on home care. Before the needles are placed, you will lie down on a comfortable surface face down, face up, or on your side, depending on where the needles will be inserted. Usually the procedure isn’t painful; however, you may feel a brief, sharp sensation when the needle is inserted and when it reaches the correct depth. Sometimes, the needles are gently moved or stimulated with electricity or heat. Each treatment may require the insertion of as many as 12 needles, which stay in place for 5 to 20 minutes
Benefits of Acupuncture
The following are the benefits of acupuncture:
· Acupuncture has few side effects
· Acupuncture can be a useful complement to other therapies
· Acupuncture helps control certain types of pain
· Acupuncture has been shown to suppress certain addictive behaviors such as smoking
If you feel acupuncture may benefit you or if you have further questions regarding
acupuncture, call Healing Hands Wellness & Chiropractic Center today at (847) 673-
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