What can acupuncture treat?

There is a point for that

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What can acupuncture treat?

Real question is what is it NOT good for?

Acupuncture is a time-tested, holistic medicine that can help to decrease pain and restore function. Science is only beginning to grasp the powerful medicine that is ACUPUNCTURE and understand the mechanisms behind it.

The goal of acupuncture is to correct this imbalance which can cause a variety of ailments and conditions that you may currently have.

Acupuncture uses very thin needles that stimulate pressure points and other areas of your body.

Natural solutions for chronic pain

Conditions that we TREAT with ACUPUNCTURE at Starting Point Acupuncture:

● Arthritis

● Chronic pain, including joint pain

Neuropathy

● Headaches and migraines

● Trouble sleeping and insomnia

● Nausea and digestive trouble

● Low back pain and sciatica

● Stress and anxiety

Tinnitus (ringing ears)

Fibromyalgia

…the list goes on!

Below are the top five ways that acupuncture can help:

1. Relieves Pain

Acupuncture can help alleviate many types of pain that may range from headaches and migraines to neck and back pain. These studies have shown its effectiveness in treating lower back pain, migraines, tension headaches, and knee pain. Acupuncture works differently for everybody. For some, a single treatment can alleviate symptoms for several months while others need a more routine treatment schedule.

2. Improved Sleep

Another thing that Acupuncture can help improve is sleep and insomnia. Scientists believe that acupuncture increases the production of brain chemicals that promote relaxation, thus allowing for better sleep.

3. Uplift Mood

Acupuncture can help with improving mood, including helping with depression, stress, and anxiety. The needles from acupuncture treatment release endorphins in the body. Endorphins are hormones that provide a boost in mood, encouraging happiness and relaxation.

4. Help the Heart

Acupuncture is also good for your heart due to the relaxation and stress reduction that one achieves from the treatments, which are also known to reduce blood pressure. Stress and high blood pressure are commonly related to heart attacks and heart disease.

5. Support the Immune System

Research has shown that acupuncture can boost immune system function. The placement of acupuncture needles can release immune-boosting cytokines. Cytokines are messenger cells that regulate the body’s immune response. By triggering the immune system, acupuncture can help fight infections or illnesses like colds and the flu.

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Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc

  • Master’s Degree in Acupuncture
    Bastyr University
  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
    Bastyr University
  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry
    Northern Arizona University
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