What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medicine that has been used to alleviate pain & treat all types of conditions and ailments for thousands of years. Our practice makes use of sterile needles that are extremely fine as to reduce discomfort to our patients. Our training and over 30 years of combined experience in the areas of human anatomy and meridians of your body enable us to treat a multitude of conditions.
We hope that you'll allow us the opportunity to improve your health and quality of life. We can restore the Qi (energy) flow through the natural pathways within your body (meridians) and get you back to feeling like yourself without the use of pharmaceuticals. Our approach is to treat the causes of your discomfort, not just treat the symptoms.
The benefits of Acupuncture for pain management are well documented and have stood the test of time as a non-pharmaceutical approach to relieving one's symptoms. Acupuncture works particularly well for persistent back and neck pain, as well as treating pain caused by osteoarthritis and other joint pain such as knees, shoulders, & elbows, as well as headaches. Millions of people across the globe from all walks of life benefit from Acupuncture treatments, contact us if you would like to re-visit your current pain management plan. Acupuncture can be a wonderful addition or alternative to your current methods.
Acupuncture & Herbs on 6A is one of the few providers on the east coast to provide a macular degeneration protocol, which utilizes Acupuncture as an effective method of treating and reducing the progression of Macular Degeneration. This unique procedure targets specific acupuncture points that can alleviate many symptoms for our patients. Our patients have shown a dramatic reduction in the progression of their optical disease, and in rare cases, studies have shown even a reversal of the negative effects caused by Macular Degeneration. This is particularly noteworthy as no traditional treatments for the disease currently exist.
Acupuncture has been shown to be a very effective treatment for many chronic illnesses and diseases. Acupuncture can be particularly effective for the following conditions: asthma and/or allergies, chronic pain, depression, anxiety, migraines, hypertension, insomnia, IBS, menopause, stress and many other ailments. Along with acupuncture’s unique ability to create a sense of ease and , it targets the origin of your illness by restoring normal body functions. Acupuncture has little to no unpleasant side effects, making it an excellent option for those who are looking to prevent progression of symptoms leading to the need for more invasive therapies.
By inserting Acupuncture needles into specific sites on your body, it triggers a response from your central nervous system. This response will cause your brain to release a cocktail of natural painkillers (endorphins and enkephalins), increase blood flow to the afflicted areas, and greatly relax the muscles associated with Sciatic pain.
Regular acupuncture treatments offer a safe and gentle alternative for Sciatic pain management. Many of our patients with Sciatica respond quite well to Acupuncture, both for acute pain relief, as well as managing their condition in the future.