HOW MANY TREATMENTS WILL I NEED?
number of treatments needed differs from person to person. For complex
or long-standing conditions, two to three treatments each week for
several months may be recommended. For acute problems, usually 10
sessions is a reasonable average.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS TO THE TREATMENT?
not. As energy is redirected in the body, internal chemicals and
hormones are stimulated and healing begins to take place. Occasionally
the original symptoms worsen for a few days, or other general changes in
appetite, sleep, bowel or urination patterns, or emotional state may be
triggered. These should not cause concern, as they are simply
indications that the acupuncture is starting to work. It is quite common
with the first one or two treatments to have a sensation of deep
relaxation or even mild disorientation immediately following the
treatment. These pass within a short time, and never require anything
more than a bit of rest to overcome.
WHAT ARE THE NEEDLES LIKE? DO THEY HURT?
experience acupuncture needling differently. Most patients feel only
minimal pain as the needles are inserted; some feel no pain at all. Once
the needles are in place, there is no pain felt. Acupuncture needles
are very thin and solid and are made from stainless steel. The needle is
smooth (not hollow with the cutting edges of a hypodermic needle) and
insertion through the skin is not as painful as injections or blood
sampling. The risk of bruising and skin irritation is less than when
using a hollow needle. Our office uses single-use-disposable acupuncture needles.
AT HEALTHIER YOU WELLNESS CENTER, EACH TREATMENT IS CUSTOM DESIGNED TO MEET OUR PATIENT'S INDIVIDUAL NEEDS AND PROVIDES THE UTMOST COMFORT AND CARE TO SUPPORT THE HEALING PROCESS.
Give her a call today and start your journey towards A HEALTHIER YOU.
TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT, PLEASE CALL
DR. DEBORAH CORRENTE AP, DOM, CHT