What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body; this is process helps to treat a variety of mental, physical and emotional conditions.  It is a component of traditional Chinese medicine and is now widely practiced throughout the world.

How does it work? Acupuncture stimulates natural healing to specific anatomic locations. At the location of the needle insertion, the brain is triggered to begin nerve regeneration.

Benefits: Acupuncture has many benefits including improvement with musculoskeletal problems ( back pain, neck pain, etc.), nausea, migraine headaches, anxiety, depression, insomnia, cancer side effects and infertility.

Dr. Shufei Kime D.C. , an experienced acupuncturist located at Agape Therapy Cedar Falls, states that “acupuncture has so much research behind it to solidify its benefits, including helping to focus our internal energy in order to maintain balance.”

 

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