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Massage • Manual Osteopathy • Acupuncture




Acupuncture St. Albert | Helping Chronic Pain

A common reason for people to visit acupuncture St. Albert. Is to help eliminate their chronic pain. There are many reasons why people are turning to acupuncture. To relieve themselves of this issue.
Acupuncture St. Albert

For many people, they have been dealing with their chronic pain. For years, if not decades. They may have tried many different things. In order to relieve themselves of this pain. It may include taking a lot of medication.

That they are now worried about the effects. That that harsh medication, over many years. Is taking on their body. Especially if they are worried about their liver or kidney health.

It could be that they have tried methods. Such as massage therapy, physiotherapy or exercise. And they are still dealing with chronic pain. Depending on how many things they have tried, acupuncture St. Albert.

May be one of their last resorts. Or one of their first options. In order to eliminate the pain that they are experiencing. Acupuncture is very effective at treating pain. Because it causes the body to go into its healing mode.

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medicine. That involves placing very thin needles. Very shallowly in the skin of the patient. This causes a micro wound, that the body detects. And wants to heal on its own.

Therefore, the body will flood the area. With healing red and white blood cells with increased blood flow. And when the blood cells get there, will notice. That there is no wound to treat at all.

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Therefore, the blood flow that has been sent there. Will work on repairing the tissues. That have been damaged. But have not been repaired yet for a variety of reasons. In fact, acupuncture St. Albert works hand-in-hand with massage therapy.

Primarily because many people have chronic pain. Because they have aches and pains in their muscles. That have not been able to be healed. Because of the tension they are holding in their muscles.

Once their massage therapist reduces their tension. The acupuncturist can go in, and place the needles. In that part of the body. In order to encourage the body to heal that area first.

As well, acupuncture uses many different modalities. In addition to acupuncture such as myofascial cupping. Acupressure, electroacupuncture and more.

While electroacupuncture seems scary. And it does involve putting electricity. Through the needles and into the body. This is extremely low-voltage. And is a way to encourage the body to kickstart its healing process even more.

As well, acupuncture does this. If traditional acupuncture has not resulted. In the healing that the patient and the acupuncturist is expecting. They will often use the electroacupuncture as a way. Of helping the body kickstart this healing process.

When people are ready to try acupuncture for the first time. They should call healing point massage therapy. Also, they have an acupuncturist on staff, who is accepting new patients. They will arrange a patient intake.

Where the patient will answer any different questions. In order to help guide the acupuncturist. To divide the right treatment for their goals.

Acupuncture St. Albert | Healing Patients Chronic Pain Easily

People who have chronic pain often turn to acupuncture St. Albert. This could be a way to avoid taking copious amounts of narcotics. Or, because they want to avoid starting to take this treatment.

Acupuncture can treat over a hundred different conditions. As outlined by the World Health Organization. And while many people associate acupuncture St. Albert with pain relief.

Acupuncture is actually effective at relieving many different types of conditions. Including gastrointestinal distress, skin issues, gynecological problems and mental or emotional issues as well.

People who are looking to try acupuncture for the first time. Should understand what type of goals they want. They want to eliminate a problem. Do they want to simply improve their situation.

They should be very upfront with the acupuncturist what their expectations are. So that the acupuncturist can do the right treatment. And prepare them for the length of time it will take to achieve those goals.

People have many questions when they visit acupuncture St. Albert for the first time. They often want to know if it is going to be painful. And the answer that they are hoping for, is usually the answer that they get.

No, under no circumstances should acupuncture be painful. Some people may not like the sensation. It often has heaviness, a tingling or a numbing sensation. However many people feel nothing at all.

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And if there is any pain or discomfort. They should bring that immediately to the attention. Of the acupuncturist, who will remove the needle at once. Another question that many people have.

Is wondering what the side effect of acupuncture is. There are not many, however there are not none either. The most common side effects. Include having some mild discomfort at the needling site.

Having minor bruising at the needling site. And being tired at the end of the treatment. Because of this, people should keep their calendar open. And not schedule anything immediately after their treatment.

And while some people love the tired, floaty feeling after their treatment. Some people are simply exhausted. And even would prefer to have somebody else drive them. Home from their appointment.

The next thing that people should keep in mind. Is that while acupuncture can be effective. After the first treatment. It works cumulatively. Meaning the more you get acupuncture, the more effective it will be.

The therapist will tell each patient. Approximately how many times they expect the patient should come in. In order to resolve the issue. And if the patient is not resolving as quickly as expected.

They can use one of their many different modalities, such as cupping, electroacupuncture or moxibustion. In order to help encourage healing of the body. To get the results that everyone desires.

When people are ready to try acupuncture for the first time. They should check out healing point massage therapy, also located in St. Albert. They have incredibly knowledgeable therapists. Whose goal is helping eliminate a person’s pain. So that they can live a full life.