Acupuncture is a minimally invasive therapeutic method that uses fine, painless needles to stimulate specific points on the body to stimulate healing. Acupuncture Physical Medicine (APM) is a style of acupuncture which integrates traditional meridian acupuncture with the treatment of myofascial trigger points. It is especially well suited for the treatment of chronic pain, chronic fatigue and stress.
What is the treatment like?
Each treatment is unique to the patient and begins witha na evaluation of medical history, patient complaints and symptoms, and an examination.
When needles are inserted there can be a tingly sensation near or along the pathway of the meridian being stimulated.
Treatments are cumulative - an initial course may consist of several weekly treatments with follow-up as needed.
Is acupuncture safe?
The practice of professional acupuncture implements multiple safeguards, including disposable, sterile needles, assuring the wellbeing of the patient throughout the procedure.