Acupuncture FAQs

Acupuncture FAQs From Our Nanaimo Acupuncturist

Your Nanaimo Acupuncturist at Woodgrove Pines Wellness Clinic provides acupuncture treatments to help with your general wellness and any illnesses, injuries, emotional traumas, and habits. These are just a few things acupuncture can help you heal. Continue reading to learn more about acupuncture and how it can relieve pain.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an old type of Chinese Medicine. Tiny thin needles are placed in specific spots along what is known as meridians. They are all connected to certain areas of the body including your organs. The purpose of acupuncture is to allow the body to restore its normal balance of energy flow allowing the body to repair, heal, and maintain good health. A Nanaimo acupuncturist is certified to perform acupuncture on their patients.

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Acupuncture does not hurt; you may feel an odd sensation when the needle is inserted but most people feel nothing. The needles are so thin and tiny. In fact, it is often used for the sole purpose of helping to lessen or eliminate pain.

How Long Does a Session Last?

Depending on the reason why you are receiving acupuncture treatments determines how long the session will last. The first session is the longest, because you will discuss why and where you want the treatment and then the process will be explained to you before the procedure begins.

What to Expect from the Session?

Let's start with you leave your clothes on the only area that is exposed is the area beginning worked so if you are having your back worked on your back will be exposed you can always request a gown to cover the front of your body. Most people even those who are nervous find that treatments are very relaxing, and some people even take a nap. You are covered with blankets and propped with pillows making you extremely comfortable.

What are the Benefits of Acupuncture

There are numerous benefits of acupuncture it relieves stress, pain, helps heal injuries and illnesses. While acupuncture works great for a lot of people if you are under the care of a medical doctor, specialist, or surgeon please use acupuncture along with the treatments you are already receiving.

Call Woodgrove Pines Wellness Clinic Today!

Your Nanaimo acupuncturist at Woodgrove Pines Wellness Clinic provides acupuncture treatments. Call our clinic today at (250) 390-2003 to set up an appointment.

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