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Acupuncture at Spinalcare Chiropractic Clinic

Acupuncture in backIf you’re looking for a natural form of relief, Spinalcare Chiropractic Clinic offers you various solutions. At our clinic, you have access to chiropractic, massage therapy and acupuncture. Acupuncture is an incredibly effective way to alleviate pain and discomfort. It’s been used for more than 5000 years and has a well-documented history of success. Plus, it’s non-invasive and easily tolerated by most.

How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture has a different focus than any other form of healing modality. It works with certain points and meridians in the body. When other methods haven’t worked to deal with pain, acupuncture is a great alternative to other solutions.

Getting Started

You don’t have to be a chiropractic patient to have acupuncture done at our clinic. When you arrive, we’ll have you fill out some forms. Our acupuncturist, Dr. Janet Ho, will assess you, then apply needles as necessary. You’ll lie on a comfortable table while the needles do the work. Then, the acupuncturist will come in and remove the needles, and your treatment will be completed.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of symptoms or conditions specifically do many people have that acupuncture can help with?

Any conditions that are considered within the scope of practice of chiropractic and where needles can be applied are treatable with acupuncture. Therefore, there is no limited literally. However, for chiropractors, we mainly focus on pain relieve that is musculoskeletal systems in origin, for example, sprain/strain of neck and lower back, knee pain and/or rotator cuff strain.

Do the acupuncture needles hurt in any way?

Most people don’t even feel the application of the needles! It is the fact that once the needle goes through the skin, you won’t feel the pain at all. Since the thickness of the acupuncture needle are way smaller compare to normal injection syringe, it is way more comfortable to receive acupuncture treatment than getting a flu shot.

How long does someone lay with the needles in their skin during the treatment?

Treatment duration is about 20 to 30 minutes.

How often would you recommend someone come in for the acupuncture treatment and why?

That depends on conditions. For acute injuries, two to three times a week may needed to reduce pain and inflammation. For chronic injuries, it can be done once a week to once a month, depends on the patient’s tolerance.

Is acupuncture covered under insurance or is this something you have to pay out of pocket for?

Yes, acupuncture treatments are covered by most work insurance.

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