Acupunture is an ancient healing practice. During treatment, thin needles are placed at acupuncture points along meridians. Research demonstrates that acupuncture stimulates the release of the body's natural painkillers called endorphins. Also demonstrated is that the stimulation of acupuncture points decreases the brain's perception of pain. Research shows that acupuncture is a very effective treatment for migraines, neck pain and low back pain. It is also effectvtive for knee and shoulder injuries as well as tennis elbow. Interestingly, it produces great outcomes for carpal tunnel syndrome even in those cases where surgery has been performed and failed.
There have been recent changes to insurance coverage for acupuncture treatments. Insurance companies will provide coverage for acupuncture treatments so long as it is specified that it is provided by your chiropractor and if so it will be covered under the chiropractic portion of your insurance plan.
Try acupuncture! Acupuncture is one of the most effective treatments for headaches and migraines. Acupuncture reduces the frequency of headaches. It decreases the intensity of headaches. Acupuncture stimulates your body’s natural pain killers to be released. Acupuncture restores your body’s internal balance which reduces headaches.
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