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What are the Benefits of Acupuncture?

Closeup of hand performing acupuncture therapy on customer's back at salonAcupuncture is a treatment based on traditional Chinese medicine in which needles are placed at specific points of the body to promote natural healing. Acupuncture stimulates the body’s various systems by evoking its natural healing response. By stimulating these systems, acupuncture can help reduce pain, increase sleep, and promote a sense of well-being.

While there are many benefits of acupuncture, some of the most common benefits are:

Relief from migraines and headaches

Acupuncture may provide a lasting solution to frequent headaches. Studies report that acupuncture not only decreased pain, but had a lasting effect.

Improve chronic pain in the neck, back and arthritis pain

Acupuncture can provide a safe alternative to addictive pain medications while providing effective relief.

Treat insomnia

Acupuncture can help you sleep and enhances other sleep treatments.

Improve chemotherapy recovery

Acupuncture stimulates the bodies’ natural healing properties and helps improve immune system responses.

Pregnancy and postpartum health

Acupuncture helps reduce stress and balance hormones during and after pregnancy. Reducing stress prior to labor can help ensure a smooth delivery for the mother and baby. After delivery, the mother’s hormones fluctuate, and acupuncture can help rebalance them.

Acupuncture focuses on specific spots on the human body, called acupoints. These are typically located where nerves enter a muscle, the midway point of a muscle, and where muscles connect to the bone. Acupoints are located along “meridians” that run all along the body, and each meridian can have hundreds of acupoints. Sterile, one-time use needles are placed into these acupoints to promote healing to that specific spot. Because acupuncture can treat such a wide variety of conditions, set up a free consultation with Dr. Curtis Fletcher or Dr. Kadi Fletcher to see if acupuncture is right for you.


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My pain has been with me since 1996 and my feet and legs were totally painful.  Walking is like walking on glass or nails and then the burning pain in my toes would start.Following acupuncture ...
Life was very painful.  I never felt good and medications really have not helped.Following Treatment: I am much improved but I still recognize my limitations and I need to make more lifestyle changes to make ...
Life was good but my condition was bad.  I lead a very active lifestyle with weightlifting, judo, etc and along with my job, the pressure on my back was incredible.  My movement was restricted and ...
Life was manageable.  As a runner, I was able to run without issue, but not without tightness and occasional pain.  Throughout the day, perhaps 2-3 days a week, my knee, calf, and shin experienced significant ...
Working with Dr. Kadi has changed my life. Before going to her, I was stiff and had pain in my neck, back, hips, legs and feet.Following Treatment: Working problem areas and doing exercises she has ...
I stopped doing things I enjoyed, like working out.  I felt limited in my activities and sleeping was becoming an issue with my neck pain.Following treatment: Its so much better. I can workout, take long ...
I am very active but hampered by lower back pain.  It prohibited me from participating in firefighter training.Following Treatment:  I am back to doing everything I love without the restriction of pain. Fletcher Chiropractic taught ...
I was in a mental fog.  I couldn't think or concentrate and was not doing well.Following acupuncture treatment: I am much better. My mind is clear and my work performance has improved. Julie A.
I experienced chronic pain in my right foot from heel spurs.  Orthotics were not enough to correct the problem.  After 6 months of not sleeping well and associated problems of fatigue, I sought help at ...
Being from a small town, I love mom and pop shops.  I like the personal level and hands-on approach that Fletcher Chiropractic takes when it comes to chiropractic care. Fletcher Chiropractic was very personable and ...
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