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What is Acupuncture?

Updated: Mar 8, 2023

In Wellness By Design Medical Center, ACUPUNCTURE helps restore the body to balance and works on an energetic level to affect all aspects of a person: mind/body/spirit.

Meridians can be mapped throughout the body with more than 400 acupuncture points on them, the diseases and disorders that can be helped with acupuncture in Wellness By design Medical Center:

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

  • Back & Joint pain, shoulder & neck pain, knee pain, muscle spasm sciatica, arthritis

  • Headache, Migraine, bells palsy

  • Calm the Mind، reduce overthinking, Anxiety, Worrying, Depression, Emotional

  • Recovery and support for building resiliency after divorce, family member death

  • Insomnia, Improve sleep quality & sleep pattern, nightmares

  • Irregular menstruation, PMS, dysmenorrhea, Infertility

  • Weight loss & Weight Control

  • Tiredness, low energy, low concentration & For General health and wellbeing (boost immunity)

What you can expect

Each person who performs acupuncture has a unique style, often blending aspects of Eastern and Western approaches to medicine. To determine the type of acupuncture treatment that will help you the most, your practitioner may ask you about your symptoms, behaviors, and lifestyle. He or she may also closely examine:

  • The parts of your body that are painful

  • The shape, coating, and color of your tongue

  • The color of your face

  • The strength, rhythm, and quality of the pulse in your wrist

  • An acupuncture session may take up to 60 minutes, although some appointments may be much shorter. A common treatment plan for a single complaint would typically involve one or two treatments a week. The number of treatments will depend on the condition being treated and its severity. In general, it's common to receive 6 to 8 treatments.

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