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Acupuncture needles in backThought to have originated in China thousands of years ago, acupuncture has recently become increasingly common in the U.S. It’s well-known for dealing with aches, pain and disease. At AdKore Rehabilitation Chiropractic & Physical Therapy, we are pleased to offer acupuncture from our Doctor of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine.

How Acupuncture Works

All over your body, you have specific acupuncture points. When a point is stimulated, it causes a cascade of events in the brain and body. The chemicals released include your natural painkillers and anti-inflammatories. The process is designed to get your body to correct an imbalance that is occurring.

What to Expect

Please wear loose-fitting clothing to your appointment. Note that acupuncture is not advised if you have been fasting. Though you may have anxiety about needles stemming from childhood vaccinations, know that what we are doing will be nothing like that. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find that acupuncture is enjoyable!

You can fill out a new patient form online. When you arrive, you’ll sit down with our acupuncturist to have a comprehensive evaluation. We’ll go through your concerns to get a complete picture of what’s causing your pain. You’ll be able to ask all the questions you have before embarking on treatment.

When you feel ready, the hair-like needles will be inserted as needed. You won’t feel most of them. Others may give a slight pinching sensation that’s over quickly. Even children receive acupuncture, so you can rest assured there isn’t any pain involved.

The Conditions That Benefit From Acupuncture

There is a range of different concerns that can be effectively addressed with acupuncture. Some that we see most often include

  • Arthritis/rheumatoid arthritis/osteoarthritis
  • Back and neck pain
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Herniated/bulging discs
  • Inflammation
  • Joint pain
  • Knee pain
  • Pinched nerves
  • Sciatic pain
  • Sports injuries

Is Acupuncture Right for Me?

The only way to know whether acupuncture can help you is to come in for a consultation. Contact AdKore Rehabilitation Chiropractic & Physical Therapy to set up your appointment for acupuncture Sanford!

Acupuncture Sanford FL | (407) 328-7595