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Acupuncture & General Health

Acupuncture treatment can be used for common ailments.

If you are suffering from any of the issues below, our treatments may help alleviate them. Give us a call today at (562) 436-8881 to find out how we can help.

Can a sports injury be treated with acupuncture?

Acupuncture is very beneficial for decreasing recovery time after a sports injury. Many professional and amateur athletes are turning to acupuncture to extend their careers or recover from injuries. Acupuncture is a time-tested, safe, natural and drug-free alternative...
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Can acupuncture treat insomnia?

Acupuncture can be utilized as a primary or complementary therapy for the treatment of acute and chronic insomnia. Insomnia is a sleep disorder associated with difficulty falling or staying asleep, and is such a common problem that sleep aids are more widely used than...
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Can acupuncture treat neck pain?

Acupuncture is very effective in relieving neck pain and its symptoms. It can treat neck pain caused by whiplash and can also treat degenerative neck disorders like cervical spondylosis and ankylosing spondylosis. Studies show that acupuncture works very well for...
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Can acupuncture help me lose weight?

West Acupuncture’s weight loss program is devised to reduce the all side effect during the weight loss program. We can say that it is a healthy weight loss alternative. A common side effect of many other weight loss programs is that they can cause “beneficial” body...
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How can acupuncture improve infertility?

The symptom of Infertility indicates that there is and imbalance somewhere in the body. Once function, circulation, and hormonal balance is restored. Conception may be achieved once the body’s overall health is restored. Difficulties in conceiving or maintaining a...
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What can I expect on my first acupuncture visit?

As with most health practitioners, the first visit to an acupuncturist usually begins with the practitioner taking a detailed history. Since traditional Chinese medicine takes a more holistic approach to patient care than Western medicine, you may be asked questions...
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Is acupuncture safe?

When practiced by a licensed, trained acupuncturist, acupuncture is extremely safe. As a system of health care, acupuncture already has some inherent safeguards. Because the treatment is drug-free, patients do not have to worry about taking several doses of a...
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Does acupuncture hurt?

Unlike hypodermic needles, acupuncture needles are solid and hair-thin, and they are not designed to cut the skin. They are also inserted to much more shallow levels than hypodermic needles, generally no more than a half-inch to an inch depending on the type of...
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How does acupuncture work?

Several theories have been presented as to exactly how acupuncture works. One theory suggests that pain impulses are blocked from reaching the spinal cord or brain at various "gates" to these areas. Since a majority of acupuncture points are either connected to (or...
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What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used systems of healing in the world. Originating in China some 3,500 years ago, only in the last three decades has it become popular in the United States. Acupuncture is based the belief that we live in a universe in...
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