3 Questions Ohio State Students Ask about Acupuncture

Sean’s Massage Center has served Ohio State students for years now. We’re always here to answer their questions about massage, general wellness, and more. These days, a lot of Ohio State students have become curious about acupuncture. Can it help with studies, for example? And what exactly is it? This process uses tiny needles to stimulate different parts of the body. It releases endorphins, helps muscles relax, and leads to overall wellness and relief. We’ve listed the most frequently asked questions we get from Ohio State students. Take a look at the questions below.

Why Is Acupuncture Good for College Students?

Acupuncture is great for college students, but why? First of all, it eases stress and anxiety. College students face a lot of stress these days. The classes are tougher than they were in high school. Students are also dealing with the stress of being on their own, succeeding in extracurricular activities, and maintaining a balanced life. This stress causes sleep problems and other health issues. Acupuncture promotes relaxation, helping college students deal with that stress.

Next, it also eases discomfort. College life comes with all kinds of aches and pains. Spend enough time hunched over a desk, and you’re bound to get headaches and neck pain. Acupuncture can provide relief from these pains.

Is Acupuncture Expensive?

Is acupuncture expensive? It doesn’t have to be. It’s no secret that college students don’t always have a lot of money. Thankfully, a group called The People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA) uses donations to fund group acupuncture experiences regardless of income. Sean’s Massage Center offers community acupuncture several times throughout the week.

Will Acupuncture Hurt?

Most college students haven’t tried acupuncture before. It’s a completely new experience, and one of the first questions people ask is whether or not it will hurt. Generally, the answer is no. Most people report feeling only a minimal prick from the needles. As a matter of fact, a lot of people report that they don’t feel the needles entering the skin at all. Remember that these needles are tiny. They’re much smaller than the needles we associate with doctors offices, and they don’t enter the body nearly as deeply.

Sean’s Massage Center

Do you want to see how acupuncture can help your college life? Then book your first appointment to see the difference that it can make. Find out why so many of your fellow Ohio State students choose Sean’s Massage Center.