Medical acupuncture is a form of therapy that involves the insertion of fine, sterile needles through various points in the body in order to produce a response. It can be used effectively as a stand-alone treatment or in combination with other medical treatments.

Acupuncture is used for

  • Pain relief
  • Increased circulation
  • Endorphin release
  • A “resetting” of nerve signaling to and from the brain
  • Emotional relief

Conditions which can benefit from medical acupuncture

  • Arthritis and sore joints
  • Muscle spasms or weakness
  • Spinal disease
  • Digestive problems (including diarrhea, constipation, and vomiting)
  • Kidney disease
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Epilepsy
  • Paralysis
  • Respiratory problems
  • Weakened immune systems