What is Acupuncture?
Through the use of sterile, single-use, hair-thin acupuncture needles, acupuncturists balance the vital energy (Qi) of the body by utilizing specific acupuncture points on meridians. Through the use of refined needle insertion, acupuncture points can be stimulated with comfortable and ease.
How does acupuncture treatment resolve disease?
Acupuncture works to improve acute and chronic conditions. Traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture have been used for over 3,000 years for patients looking for relief from health issues. Whether you are looking to seek stress relief, pain relief, improve ADHD, improve digestive disorders, or improve your menstrual cycle. Evidence based research that suggests that acupuncture is a safe and effective medicine to resolve disease. At North Shore Acupuncture and Natural Medicine, our goal is to design an individualized acupuncture treatment plan that works for our patients needs. It is important to understand that it may take time for acupuncture treatments to take full effect. While you will likely experience relief after the first treatment, there will be a need for follow up visits to see the greatest benefits of acupuncture.
Why Acupuncture Maintenance?
Even after symptoms have disappeared, there will be a need for what an acupuncturist refer to as "maintenance". During the maintenance phase, acupuncture treatments occur less often and the goal is to continue to manage the disease or condition that was previously causing your health issue(s).
Systematic reviews demonstrate that acupuncture treatments and traditional Chinese medicine are effective for:
Chronic low back pain
Stress & mental health
Men's health issues
Women's health issues