Acupuncture is among the world’s oldest healing techniques. The acupuncture method that has been most often studied involves penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metallic needles that are manipulated by hand or by electrical stimulation. Acupuncture may be used as a complementary method to treat a wide variety of conditions. Some common conditions include low back pain, neck pain, weight loss, addictions, sinusitis, irritable bowel syndrome, stress, infertility, arthritis, asthma, ADHD, and many more. Read more about acupuncture at the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine’s website.
Frequently Asked Questions About Acupuncture
Q.) Is it Safe?
A.) Acupuncture is generally considered safe when performed by an experienced, well-trained practitioner using sterile needles. Improperly performed acupuncture can cause serious side effects
Q.) Are there side effects?
A.) Relatively few complications from using acupuncture have been reported. Still, complications have resulted from the use of nonsterile needles and improper delivery of treatments.
( We always use new needles.)
Q.) What is it good for?
A.) It works well for the treatment of:
- Low-Back Pain
- Neck Pain
- Osteoarthritis/Knee Pain
- Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder
- Irritability and Nervousness
- Weight Management
- Stress and more…
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Hestrup Family Wellness
2100 Manchester Road, The Grove
Building B, Door 900, Suites 932 & 934
Wheaton, IL 60187
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8:30am to 5:30pm