5 Reasons to See Your Acupuncturist

Chronic pain & acute injury

Many times this is the reason that first brought you to seek out acupuncture. Pain, whether it stems from a chronic condition or an acute injury, can lead you to seek out acupuncture for its powerful benefits. Acupuncture is renown to effectively reduce discomfort and immediately promote healing. Your acupuncturist can also help in the prevention of chronic injuries and repetitive strains by laying out a maintenance schedule that keeps pain manageable.

Fertility & ART support

Acupuncture and traditional Chinese herbal medicine has been proven to increase the chances of successfully conceiving both naturally or using fertility treatments. Working with both men and woman, there are many ways your acupuncturist can offer fertility support whether you’re at the beginning stages of trying to conceive or those undergoing assisted reproductive treatments including IUI and IVF protocols.

Prenatal Care

Pregnancy is the most beautiful representation of the miracle of life. However, many times woman may struggle at various stages of this rapidly changing period. Common discomforts that bring woman to an acupuncture visit include morning sickness, fatigue, insomnia, low back and pelvic pain, anxiety, anemia, high blood pressure and headaches. Acupuncture can also be effectively used near the end of the pregnancy to prepare the body for labor and when needed, can be used to naturally encourage the start of labour. Regular visits throughout pregnancy can also help in experiencing a healthy, positive post partum recovery period and support sufficient lactation.

Headaches & Migraines

Many find effective relief from chronic headaches and migraines when treated using acupuncture and herbal medicine. Whether these debilitating occurrences are caused by weather, hormone imbalances, stress, or toxin overload, your acupuncturist is skilled in identifying the root issues and in turn can formulate a treatment plan based on your individual needs.

Allergies & Immune Boosting

Many classic herbal formulas have stood the test of time when it comes to effectively treating and preventing seasonal allergies and the common cold or flu viruses. In combination with regular acupuncture visits and herbals medicine, your acupuncturist can boost the immune system, give symptomatic relief, and most importantly, strengthen the body to resist future reactions or infections.

The relationship between you and your acupuncturist far exceeds the reason of your first visit.

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine is a trusted and scientifically proven  medicine that effectively treats many conditions. Always feel comfortable in consulting your acupuncturist about any health issue, they are an incredible wealth of knowledge and can offer advice on many health concerns.