Depending on your treatment plan, the duration could be between 30 and 75 mins. The initial session is normally longer than the follow-up session with the same charge for both
In terms of physiological effects on fertility, the theory goes that acupuncture works in three main ways: by mediating the release of chemicals that send messages from the brain - called neurotransmitters - that affect reproductive hormones and organs; by stimulating blood flow to the uterus, thereby making embryo implantation more likely; and by boosting production of chemicals that inhibit stress hormone levels.
Researchers found that acupuncture was more effective at improving insomnia symptoms, sleep efficiency, and total sleep time during treatment. People's sleep awakenings and self-rated anxiety also improved significantly 2 and 4 weeks after treatment.
There is good evidence to show that acupuncture is very effective for reducing the intensity of menstrual cramps and the length of time the pain is experienced. Unlike painkillers it doesn't just treat the symptoms as they occur, but has an effect to lessen period pain for future cycles.
Acupuncture may help reduce the frequency of headaches and migraines and is safe and well tolerated. Many people don't respond well to drugs prescribed to prevent headaches or migraines, so acupuncture is a good alternative.
Acupuncture can help with weight loss by regulating hormone production, improving the metabolism, optimizing digestion, reducing inflammation, suppressing the appetite, lessening water retention and optimizing other bodily functions that are related to obesity and weight loss.
There are several symptoms of menopause that acupuncture may help with, including:
Pilot studies have shown that acupuncture is effective in a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders including nausea and vomiting, functional disorders (irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, and diarrhea), peptic ulcer disease, Crohn's disease, postoperative ileus, and even gall stone disease.
The purpose of acupuncture is to manipulate certain Qi meridians. In the case of fatigue, acupuncture might be used to calm yang energy and stimulate yin energy. Acupuncture is said to be effective because it directly affects qi energy and therefore works the most rapidly.
Acupuncture is frequently used in rehabilitation of paralysis due to stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury. It has been proven effective in treating any type of paralysis, sometimes taking only one to two treatments for an amazing amount of recovery
Acupuncture relieves the emotional sensation of depression, helping patients to feel better and enjoy life more. Acupuncture treatments may also help relax muscles involved in breathing. Acupuncture has been shown to release chemicals that dilate the airways, making it easier to breathe.
By stimulating the acupuncture points with hair thin needles, it can change muscle tone, improve circulation and decrease inflammation. Pain will be significantly relieved and your range of motion will also be increased.
Acupuncture is often used to treat strains, sprains, and sports injuries to reduce recovery time. Acupuncture works directly to free the flow of energy (or Qi) through these areas of stagnation to assist healing and speed recovery.
To be simple, acupuncture is a 3,000-year-old healing technique of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 1997, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) documented and publicized acupuncture’s safety and efficacy for treating a wide range of conditions. It improves the body’s functions and promotes the natural self-healing process by stimulating specific anatomic sites.
You will be surprised by how acupuncture can change your life! We treat:
· hip/low back pain & flexibility
· shoulder pain & flexibility
· neck pain
· digestive discomfort & dysfunction
· insomnia & sleep disturbances
· paralysis & spinal injury.
We also treats stress, diminishing energy levels, fertility, libido, upper extremity pain, lower extremity pain, plantar fasciitis, heel/ankle sprains and strains, weight loss, menopause, emotional disturbances and breathing restrictions.