Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice that involves sticking a very thin needles into certain points on the body to alleviate pain as well as other physical, mental, and emotional conditions. The theory for acupuncture is that the body has these meridians through which our energy flows. Acupuncture is used to re-balance the energy flow in the body to increase the body’s natural painkillers and increase blood flow. A licensed acupuncturist administers these treatments.
What does Acupuncture Treat?
Acupuncture can treat dental pain, fibromyalgia, labor pain, low back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other conditions and diseases.
How is Acupuncture used?
The acupuncturist will place the thin needles into acu-points on the patient’s body according to their symptoms. They may insert 5-20 needles in an effort to rebalance the energy flow in the body. There might be a mild ache during insertion of the needles. The needles will be left in for about 10-20 minutes as you relax.
Advanced Soft Tissue Release
Advanced Soft Tissue Release (abbreviated as ASTR) is a new manual therapy specialty that is revolutionizing the way patients experience long-term pain relief. ASTR treats pain in a gentle, effective, and natural way by releasing scar tissue, trigger points, and fascia restriction. ASTR can help relax your mind and body through its holistic treatment approach. ASTR clinicians are trained in effective techniques that do not cause additional pain or stress to the patient’s body. Learn how ASTR can help you or watch testimonial videos of patients who experienced pain relief through ASTR treatment.