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Acupuncture & Headachepain

Studies Show: Acupuncture Effective for Headache Pain Relief

Headache pain can stop you in your tracks!  Over 50 million people, just like you, suffer with headache.  Whether you experience minor or major pain from headache, it can really take precious time out of your day and your life.

  1. Every person is unique and demonstrates a unique headache footprint.  Stressors like emotional health, excessive work, social and exercise activities, exposure to allergens, diet, physical trauma and even pregnancy are just a few of the circumstances that may be factors to your headaches. Specific symptoms you have, location on the body, type of pain and triggers are all information we consider to determine your headache footprint.  The treatment plan for ending your cycle of pain will be specific to you.

  2. The root cause of the problem is addressed, so instead of just alleviating symptoms, Qi (CHEE), the life energy of the entire body benefits.  What this means is, after consistent Acupuncture, many people receive headache pain relief and overall health improvement.  At Balancing Point Acupuncture we always use a comprehensive diagnostic physical exam and detailed health history to discover the “root” cause(s) of your headache, which means that other concerns may also be addressed.

  3. Several techniques may be used to help you: Acupuncture uses fine, sterile needles, gently applied to very energetic points of the body.  The points are selected to target your specific needs and assist your body to optimize physiological functions. Auricular (ear) acupuncture, a very powerful micro-system, is a relaxing form of treatment and beneficial to the entire body.  Tuina, a form of Asian bodywork, feels great and complements acupuncture. Herbal formulas may be recommended to improve recovery time and overall effect but most importantly, to expedite renewed balance of Qi, so headache does not return.  We do what it takes to help you feel better, with no hidden fees.  Herbal formulas are available for purchase, if indicated.

  4. We work with you as a team to help you reach your goals.  That’s right, now you have guidance and support in making choices that really make a difference in how you feel.  At Balancing Point Acupuncture we believe that through discussion, teaching tools, counseling, and targeted information, we offer supportive services unique to our acupuncture clinic.  Our acupuncturist takes the time to listen and work with you. Your health is a precious investment in your future and we honor your commitment, by our commitment to you.

  5. OUR ACUPUNCTURIST -- USES a whole body approach to headache pain and overall wellness. It is important to understand that Acupuncture is not a “quick fix”.  Depending on your constitution and health, changes may occur quickly or over a longer period of time. Whether only a few visits for acute issues, or several visits for more complicated or chronic problems, your acupuncturist will create a treatment protocol that will maximize your healing potential.  After all, the point is health… your health!

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