How Acupuncture Can Help You Improve Your Health

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Acupuncture is gaining popularity in our culture. First practiced in traditional Chinese medicine, this technique helps balance the body’s energy. For the purposes of this article, we will talk about the application of thin needles when referencing acupuncture, but there are other methods. These other methods will depend on your needs. Acupuncture’s integrated approach supplements other wellness techniques that can reduce medical issues in the body. Its main usage has been in pain management, but people are becoming aware of other benefits as well. Let’s look at how acupuncture can improve your health.

Where Acupuncture Is Applied

Inserting the thin needles into the skin in one of the 14 main energy sources allows for improved health benefits. There are 360 different points on the body where these needles add benefits to the user’s health. The practitioner will learn about your concerns at the start of your session in order to help target the treatments. These points will be nerves entering muscle, the midpoint in the muscle, or where muscles and bones join. Needle placement, the number of needles used, and the combination of placement will vary for each client.

Acupuncture Studies

Pain reduction via acupuncture has also gained credibility in structured studies. In one study, patients experiencing lower back pain agreed to try using acupuncture and using other methods. The results showed acupuncture can reduce pain. Over 17,000 patients studied with back, neck, and headache complaints prove acupuncture’s effectiveness. As a result, pain reduction can lead to more activity, reduced reliance on medications, and improved moods. Additionally, another large study in Beijing proved acupuncture could help improve insomnia. Finally, studies done since 1998 show marked improvement in stress, hormone imbalances, and other concerns during pregnancy.

Health Benefits of Acupuncture

The health benefits follow the studies above in cause and effect. Reduced pain improves our mood, keeps us active, and lets us lead more fulfilled lives. Additionally, reducing reliance on pain medications allows the side effects to ease and lets users to get back to feeling “normal” faster. Finally, better sleep helps with activity, concentration, and general wellbeing. Also, pregnancy can be a stressor for women, with body changes causing pain, insomnia due to discomfort, and other issues through hormone balance. All these issues reduced or alleviated by acupuncture are significant health benefits for the duration of the pregnancy.

Contact Sean’s Massage Center Today

Do you have pain, trouble sleeping, are pregnant, or are on medications? Call Sean’s Massage Center today for a consultation on how we can help. Helping people feel their best allows them to live their fullest life. Because of this, our mission at Sean’s Massage Center is helping facilitate good outcomes for our clients.

Columbus Residents: Here are 5 Benefits of an Acupuncture Membership

One of the fantastic benefits we offer here at Sean’s Massage Center is a monthly membership package for acupuncture treatments.  A Monthly Community Acupuncture Membership is sold for $69.00 a month, and a $15 initiation fee. This membership includes 4 treatments a month, and $10 for each additional treatment. Sounds good, but your next thought might be, why does this make sense for me? Here are just a few outcomes to consider when weighing the benefits of an acupuncture membership.

Acupuncture Membership Cost Savings

If you already know the benefits of acupuncture, the cost savings for you might be most attractive. A traditional single pay session of acupuncture currently runs $25.  Thus, the acupuncture membership offers a savings of $31 a month which equates to a free session every month over per session rates. If you are new to this treatment, a single session won’t always provide optimum results. Several treatments at this reduced rate are good for your pocketbook and your overall health. By allowing a more patterned use of acupuncture, it will improve the benefits of this time-honored treatment.

Peace of Mind with Membership

You can budget this part of your health maintenance like a bill each month, and not have to worry about coming up with a payment each time you visit our center. This investment in your health over time will pay dividends in peace of mind, stress reduction, as well as other digestive and medical benefits. When you feel pain, stress, or other imbalances in your body, having this membership allows you a sense of calm. Simply pick up that phone to book a session and let us get you back to the best life possible.

Stress Relief

Stress is a real part of this crazy world in which we all live. Acupuncture minimizes stress and allows us to live our best life possible without headaches, fatigue, and other side effects stress can induce. Acupuncture membership allows four treatments each month as part of this healthy additive to your overall wellness regime. Keeping your stress minimized on a regular basis helps in contributing to better health. More productive restful sleep and your higher energy levels are side effects of reduced stress.

Memberships Make Fantastic Gifts

We all have those friends that are hard to shop for because they have everything.  Everyone benefit from some much-needed healthier lifestyle support.  For this reason, as acupuncture helps your stress and well-being, you will want to share it with others.  The ability to gift a friend, family member, or maybe a coworker with something that will impact their happiness and health is wonderful. Having such a positive impact on someone’s happiness is going to be a fantastic alternative. This gift of less stress and better health will be appreciated more than a coffee mug or some other gift would.

Part of Healthy Lifestyle

While we have already touched on this, it must be said again that this acupuncture membership is a piece of an overall healthy lifestyle. Regular participation in physical activities, eating right, and acupuncture or massage helps keep our bodies tuned. This optimum mind and body balance is probably the best benefit that this acupuncture membership can provide. Knowing that you can schedule regular tune-ups to treat a chronic concern keeps additional symptoms at bay. Maybe just keeping your entire body and mind balanced and at its prime is the goal.  This objective will be accentuated by all the other benefits mentioned above. Whatever the reason, this acupuncture membership as a holistic part of your fitness regime is the best benefit of all.