Acupuncture

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Longbeach CA Acupuncturist helps relieve the tension and stress of modern life.

Acupuncture is a procedure used in or adapted from Chinese medical practice in which specific body areas are pierced with fine needles for therapeutic purposes or to relieve pain or produce regional anesthesia.

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can benefit most symptoms and conditions. They are especially effective in treating physical symptoms that are related to the tension and stress of modern life. Both the World Health Organization and the National Institute of Health recognize Asian Medicine to be effective in treating a wide variety of conditions, including:

Orthopedic (Pain) Symptoms: Neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, tendinitis, arthritis, foot pain including plantar fasciitis, and fibromyalgia.

Neurological Symptoms: Headaches, sciatica, numbness, muscle weakness, Bell’s palsy, tremors, and paralysis.

Respiratory and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders: Common cold, flu, asthma, sinusitis, sore throat, bronchitis, allergies, TMJ, vertigo, ear ringing, and recurrent respiratory infections.

Psychiatric / Emotional Symptoms: Insomnia, anxiety, depression, fatigue, tension, stress, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and ADD, or ADHD.

Digestive Symptoms: Stomach or abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, IBS, and acid reflux.

In addition to the above, acupuncture has also been used to address addictive behavior, obesity/weight management, infertility, and many other symptoms and conditions. To find out if acupuncture can help your situation, arrange to have a consultation with our Acupuncture professional.