Acupuncture St. Catharines
What Is Acupuncture ?
You can identify experts across the country, although one should make sure you select a qualified specialist, like the acupuncture specialists at NHRC.
It’s Individualized: We make sure that each person is going to get a personal treatment plan, developed to take care of their particular problems. Our therapists will thoroughly plus appropriately promote your body’s holistic recovery ability.
It Works On The Root Cause: Acupuncture does not solely manage the signs and symptoms of your disorder, however, gets right to the source, relieving the underlying problem.
It’s a usual mistaken belief that acupuncture doesn’t function or hasn’t been medically confirmed, nevertheless, this is not the case. When done by a registered physiotherapist who has actually studied the scientific research behind acupuncture, we understand that it gets the job done.
- Decrease jaw pain (TMJ disorders)
- Neck and back pain management
- Muscle injuries (strains, spasm,s etc)
- Ligament injuries
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Golfers and tennis elbow
- Achilles tendonitis (tendonosis)
- Rotator cuff tendonitis
- Inflammation and degenerative diseases
- Shin splints
- Chronic pain
- Back pain
- Joint pain
- Sciatica neck pain
- Forefoot pain
- Shoulder pain
- Knee pain
- Pain syndromes
- Digestive disorders
- Sports-related injuries
- Stress-related disorders
- Emotional disorders (anxiety, depression, insomnia)
- Menstrual cramps
- Movement disorders
- Menopause symptoms
- Musculoskeletal pain
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Postpartum blues
- Pregnancy-related ailments
- Weight loss
How Quickly Does Acupuncture Work?
The effects of acupuncture are immediate. Physiotherapists can often see a change in the patient’s condition within minutes, and sometimes even seconds! The most common response is an improvement in pain or discomfort. Other responses include: increased energy levels; improved sleep patterns; reduction in pain; decreased anxiety/stress; better concentration; less muscle tension; relief from headaches; reduced nausea; and more restful sleep.
How Many Sessions Does It Take For Acupuncture To Work?
We normally recommend 1-2 acupuncture treatments per week for 3 cycles, but we will meet you to discuss your situation individually and give professional medical advice.
Are Acupuncture Needles Painful?
Needles might freak you out, yet with acupuncture, you don’t even feel them. When you make use of an accredited and expert acupuncture specialist from (name of Physio), you can rest assured that you’ll be given just the very best care. The absolute most you may really feel is a small pinch as each needle is put in.
Physiotherapists use sterile disposable needles that do not require anesthesia. They insert them into specific points on your body to stimulate certain nerves and muscles. You may experience some mild soreness at first but this usually goes away after about 30-45 minutes.
Is There Any Risk Involved During An Acupuncture Session?
There is no known danger associated with receiving acupuncture treatments. However, please let us know if you have any concerns about the treatment or any known allergies.
Will My Insurance Company Cover Acupuncture Services?
Yes. If your insurance covers physiotherapy, acupuncture treatment might be billed under it. If you’re uncertain whether or not your insurance covers physiotherapy, you can always call them in order to find out prior to your appointment.
Benefits of Acupuncture
1. Reduced swelling and faster healing process.
2. Improved muscle tissue comfort.
3. A breakdown of scar cells.
4. A secretion of endorphins. 5. Diverse neuroendocrine and immune reactions
6. A general feeling of relaxation.
7. A sensation of enhanced psychophysical well-being.
8. Much better high-quality bedtime.
9. Remedy for nausea triggered by chemotherapy therapies.
What Other Therapies Can Be Performed At NHRC In Combination With Acupuncture Treatments?
Insurance Covered physiotherapy, chiropractor, massage therapy. Extended Health Coverage Direct Billing Available.