Acupuncture is a centuries-old practice that can help alleviate many health problems. This holistic technique originates from ancient China and involves the use of thin needles being inserted throughout the body’s various pressure points. Acupuncture can treat many types of discomforts like nausea and vomiting, dental pain, and menstrual cramps. It is also effective in improving mood, alleviating headaches, and decreasing muscle pain.

Acupuncture is useful in treating the symptoms of several types of mental disorders. Individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia, and emotional distress can benefit from the procedure. When the needles are inserted into specified areas of the body, it helps release any buildup that the body has accrued over time. An accumulation of waste buildup can lead to toxicity to the mind and body and lead to feelings of poor wellbeing. The improved flow of blood and lymph fluids can bring a new supply of oxygen to the brain and rejuvenate tired and overly taxed resources.

Another condition that acupuncture treats are headaches. Headaches occur when a person experiences pain in their head due to various reasons. The pain is described as a tight and constricting pounding coursing throughout the skull. There are three types of headaches: tension, migraine, and cervicogenic. When headaches occur, there is a feeling of pressure that pervades. The acupuncture needles are inserted to designated spots, and the needles stimulate targeted nerves to release pain-killing reactions. The headaches are alleviated once the healing factors are released and the pressure disseminates.

Acupuncture can help with muscle pain and spasms as well. This can be caused by stress, overexertion, or injury. It can be described as pain, swelling, or inflammation on a specific part of the body. The needles inserted in certain parts of the body are known to release special pain-killing hormones, like endorphins. This can help the individual rely less on pain medications and promote a sense of well-being while relieving stress.

Schedule an appointment at Lakeside Sports Chiropractic Center & Motorsports Rehab to find out the benefits of acupuncture and who is suitable for this effective and safe procedure. Contact us today to book an appointment at our office in Cornelius, NC!