Acupuncture works as a catalyst to stimulate the signaling pathways at the molecular and intercellular level that communicate the need for resources, maintenance and healing in your body. It can illicit pain relief and healing by affecting the flow of energy (chemical and bio-electric) throughout the body. This results in measurable changes physically, functionally, and in pain levels and symptoms. To make an appointment, or schedule a free 15-minute consultation, call 913-766-0893, or schedule online from this website.
"I feel so relaxed" is the comment I hear most often after Acu. treatment. Clinical research has shown that typical symptoms of stress can be down-regulated with a series of acupuncture treatments.
The American College of Physicians, CDC, and FDA have proposed changes in prescribing guidelines for pain management, and have recommended acupuncture as an alternative pain treatment to opioid use.
Acupuncture has been used for centuries by literally billions of people for a wide variety of ailments. You may want to see if acupuncture can help you before you resort to a more invasive or drug intensive solution. See below for the World Health Organizations list of ailments for which acupuncture could help, or call or email us to find out if acupuncture is right for you.
Acupuncture has been proven to decrease inflammation and improve blood flow. Most conditions and injuries improve when inflammation is reduced and blood flow increased, including complex issues caused by conditions such as diabetes, auto-immune disorders, arthritis, or fibromyalgia.
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In 2003 World Health Organization (WHO) published a report about clinical trials researching the effectiveness of acupuncture. More than one hundred indications were discussed and divided into four groups concerning the strength of existing evidence.
Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved – through controlled trials—to be an effective treatment:
Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which the therapeutic effect of acupuncture has been shown but for which further proof is needed:
Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which there are only individual controlled trials reporting some therapeutic effects, but for which acupuncture is worth trying because treatment by conventional and other therapies is difficult:
Source: World Health Organization