Acupuncture Las Vegas, Acupuncture Henderson NV
Las Vegas Acupuncture providers are passionate about the pain management benefits it provides. Research has proven its benefit for many pain issues such as sciatica, spinal arthritis, degenerative disc disease, whiplash, and so much more.
What is acupuncture and what types of medical conditions can it treat?
Acupuncture originated thousands of years ago in China. It is based on the system of Qi (pronounced “chi”), which refers to any system that is in harmony and balance tends towards health and well being. When disharmony exists, it invites in illness, disease, and suffering.
Contemporary research has proven that acupuncture Las Vegas treatments have a positive effect on the body. Acupuncture Las Vegas can reduce muscle spasms, decrease anxiety, promote circulation, decrease inflammation and pain, increasing range of motion, and decrease nausea.
In modern acupuncture Las Vegas providers often combine the treatment with electrical stimulation to treat painful conditions, a technique that can treat chronic pain, muscle spasms, scar tissue pain, sciatica, and other types of radiating pain.
For pain treatment, a usual treatment course would be to have acupuncture Las Vegas therapy one or two times a week for a couple months at which point the provider will re-assess your situation.
Along with simply treating pain, the World Health Organization has put together this list of over 40 medical conditions that obtain excellent results with acupuncture.
- Spasm of the esophagus and cardia
- Paralytic ileus
- Acute and chronic colitis
- Acute bacterial dysentery
- Gastric hyperacidity
- Acute and chronic gastritis
- Chronic duodenal ulcer
- Trigeminal neuralgia
- Meniere’s syndrome
- Paralysis caused by poliomyelitis
- Nocturnal enuresis
- Paralysis after apoplectic fit
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Facial paralysis
- Intercostal neuralgia
- Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
What should one expect with Las Vegas acupuncture treatment?
On your initial visit to a Las Vegas or Henderson clinic your acupuncture practitioner will perform a history of the problem receiving treatment and determine a therapeutic strategy. The first appointment may take 60 to 90 minutes depending on how complicated your case is. Subsequent appointment may take 30 to 60 minutes. Acupuncture will be provided on the initial visit and herbs will be prescribed if necessary.
What do I need to do to prepare for my treatment?
Most medical issues may receive treatment using extremity points, usually below the elbows or knees. Make sure to wear loose fitting clothing with pant legs or sleeves that roll up easily so the acupuncturist can reach these areas easily.
Does acupuncture hurt?
No. The needles used for acupuncture are hair-thin and smoothly go into the body. designed to go into the body smoothly. Often patients have slight warmth or pressure when being needled, but it’s nowhere close to what a hypodermic needle feels like during a shot or a blood draw.
Are there risks with acupuncture?
The risks of acupuncture are very, very low. Make sure to see an acupuncturist who uses new sterile needles every time. There is an extremely low rate of infection along with bleeding and a dropped lung.