Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) stimulate the body’s ability to heal. The theory behind it is that qi (or life energy) flows along pathways throughout the body. By inserting needles into specific points on the body they can bring energy flow back into balance. For example, when you are experiencing pain in a certain muscle the acupuncturist will insert a needle near the area to stimulate blood circulation, thus reducing pain and inflammation. Acupuncture also produces endorphins, the natural pain blocker in the brain, to allow the body to heal without the use of over the counter medicines.
Current studies suggest that acupuncture can help with:
If you could use improvement in any of these areas please schedule an appointment here to see one of our acupuncturists; or you can call 303-274-5733.