|Monday||9:00 am-5:00 pm|
|Tuesday||9:30 am-8:00 pm|
|Wednesday||9:00 am-8:00 pm|
|Thursday||9:00 am-8:00 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am-3:00 pm|
|Monday||9:00 am-4:30 pm|
|Tuesday||9:00 am-4:30 pm|
|Wednesday||9:00 am-4:30 pm|
|Thursday||12:00 pm-8:00 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am-12:00 pm|
The following information is to help you understand the acupuncture procedure. Please read this information and discuss with your practitioner if you have any questions or concerns.
Acupuncture is a therapeutic method used to encourage natural healing, reduce or relieve pain and improve function of affected areas of the body. It involves the insertion of very fine needles through the skin and tissue at specific parts of the body.
Acupuncture stimulates the body to produce its own pain relieving chemicals called Endorphins. Endorphins help to block the pathways that relay pain messages from the body to the brain resulting in pain relief. It improves energy and biochemical balance thereby stimulating the body’s natural healing abilities, decreasing inflammation and promoting physical and emotional well-being.
Acupuncture is a very safe modality, however the following are possible side effects that you may experience:
People experience different sensations with acupuncture. Most feel only minimal discomfort when the needle is inserted. Once the needles are in place there should be no significant discomfort. Some people report an “achy” sensation along the meridian (pathways of energy in the body) being stimulated but it does not usually linger.
Your practitioner needs to know: