If you are suffering from pain, chronic illness, lack of energy, or other chronic problem, acupuncture may be able to relieve your symptoms and help your body to heal naturally.

If you are looking for acupuncture in Nixa, we can help!

Acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years. When performed by a licensed practitioner, acupuncture is:

  • Safe

  • Has very few side effects

  • Is very effective in controlling many types of pain

  • Activates the body's natural ability to heal

The goal of acupuncture is to promote and restore the balance of life-force energy, or Qi (pronounced “chee”), as it flows through the body along pathways called meridians. When there is interference or blockage in these pathways, it can result in imbalances that can cause pain, illness, or disease.

In fact, Chinese traditional medicine believes that any illness or disease is preceeded by a disturbance in the Qi and that keeping this energy balanced is a way to preserve proper bodily functions.

These blockages can be influenced by needling meridian points with acupuncture needles. Acupuncture treatments help restore the energy flow and bring the body back into proper balance.

Acupuncture also can helps balance the organs systems, such as the respiratory system, cardiac system, etc., to help them function properly and overcome pathology.

Do Acupuncture Needles Hurt?

When most people think of needles, they often envision sewing or medical needles that are built to put a thread through them and bind cloth or skin together. Acupuncture needles are made for a different purpose and are quite different from these.

Acupuncture needles are very thin, with a very small, sharp point. They are inserted into the skin with the use of a small tube. The patient may feel a small prick as they enter the skin. The purpose of acupuncture needles is to stimulate certain acupuncture points in the body to stimulate a healing response.

The patient lies down on a comfortable, padded table and the doctor inserts the needles into the appropriate acupuncture areas, which may include the head, hand, or feet. If the areas for the needles to be inserted are commonly covered by clothing, the patient may be asked to remove some of their street clothes and wear a cloth gown.

At Chiropractor Plus in Nixa, acupuncture patients are treated in a private room. They will remain on the table for 15-20 minutes to benefit from the needle's stimulating effect. The doctor will check on them periodically. Most patients find acupuncture treatment to be very relaxing. Some patients fall asleep during their treatment!

Patients may feel another quick prick as needles are removed. the needles are so small that they do not leave a hole or any mark on the skin. As patients leave from their treatment they usually feel happy and energetic.

What Conditions Can be Treated with Acupuncture?

Acupuncture can be helpful in resolving many conditions including:

  • Allergies

  • Anxiety

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Chronic Pain

  • Depression

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Internal Organ Dysfunction

  • Irritable Bowel Disease and other Gastrointestinal Problems

  • Low Energy

  • Migraine Headaches

  • Nausea and Vomiting

  • Respiratory Illness

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Stress

Acupuncture at Chiropractor Plus in Nixa

Dr. Hunter Greenwood DC NC is a naturopathic doctor and a chiropractor certified in acupuncture in Nixa, MO. If you are looking for acupuncture near me, at Chiropractor Plus:

  • You will be treated in a quiet, private room on a padded table so that you will be comfortable.

  • Dr. Greenwood will insert the acupuncture needles, into the meridian points that will be most effective in treating your condition.

  • You will be able to relax during your treatment so that you can expect to feel calmer, less stressed, and more energetic after the initial treatment.

  • Treatment for many conditions begins with a new Vital Body Scan assessment, so that you will be able to see as well as feel your improvement.The Vital Body Scan provides a window into the organ systems of the body so that you will see when your recovery is accomplished.

  • If you are wondering if acupuncture in Nixa or acupuncture in Springfield, MO, could help your condition, call us today at 417-725-6655 or click the link below.

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