Acupuncture TreatmentHeidi Hoffman
What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing practice that encourages the body to promote natural healing and improved function by inserting sterilized needles (as fine as a human hair) into specific points on the body. These acupuncture points stimulate sensory receptors that, in turn, stimulate nerves that transmit impulses to the brain. The brain then releases neurotransmitters and endorphins, the body’s natural pain-killing hormones. Because endorphins play a key role in the function of hormones, acupuncture often works well for many female health issues such as PMS and infertility.
What Can Acupuncture Help Treat?
The most common ailments treated by acupuncture tend to be pain-related conditions such as arthritis, back pain, neck & shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and sciatica. Acupuncture has been successful in treating a wide variety of conditions, including, but not limited to:
- Back Pain
- Colds and Flus
- Digestive Issues, IBS
- Headaches & Migraines
- High Blood Pressure
- Hormone Imbalances
- Menstrual Issues, PMS
- Weight Control
What to Expect
Your first visit with our acupuncturist Hiroko Ogura is 90-minutes in length, and includes a thorough health history intake, initial assessment, as well as the acupuncture treatment itself. Follow-up appointments are 60 minutes in length- include a brief health update/assessment and acupuncture treatment. Follow-up treatments are typically recommended every 1-2 weeks, depending on the conditions being treated.
Initial Visit and Health Assessment, 90 minutes: $125
Follow-up visits, 60 minutes: $80
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