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1. Where does Acupuncture originate from, and how long has it been practiced?
2. Does Acupuncture hurt?
3. What can Acupuncture treat?
Acupuncture can be used to treat a variety of mental/emotional/physical distress. Acupuncture can be used to treat many medical conditions including: Mental Emotional Distress, Physical Pain, Digestive Pain, Respiratory and Sinus Issue, Allergies, Headache, Weight Loss, Infertility, can help you Quit Smoking, and much more! If your ailment is not listed here, please call (815) 397-8500 for more information.
4. What are some additional benefits of Acupuncture?
5. How does acupuncture work?
6. How many Acupuncture visits will I need?
7. What other forms of Acupuncture can IPM offer?
Cupping – a therapy utilizing glass (or bamboo) cups placed on the skin with suction, to draw blood toward the surface assisting in blood circulation. It is a safe, non-invasive treatment used to help treat colds, lung infections, muscle and joint pain, and spasms.
Moxibustion – a complimentary treatment to acupuncture where a combination of specific herbs (moxa) is lit to provide a heat source through smoldering. The generated heat funnels through the acupuncture needles (if attached to them), to the skin helping to treat disease and also producing an analgesic, reducing pain.
Gua Sha – a treatment that involves stripping of the muscle/fascia with a rounded instrument, removing stagnant blood, and promoting circulation and metabolic processes. It is valuable in prevention and treatment of upper respiratory and digestive problems, chronic disorders, and illness.
* Laser – used to stimulate acupuncture points with a low-level laser beam instead of needles. Effective therapy for treating carpal tunnel
* Electric – another needle less procedure that directs mild electric currents to acupuncture points on the skin, helpful in treating things like bells palsy and sciatica.
* Tuina (Tui Na) – a hands-on approach that utilizes manipulation of specific joints and muscle tendons, establishing a more harmonious flow of Qi in the body which allows the body to better heal itself naturally.
Auricular – simply put, it is acupuncture done on the ear (with or without needles) to treat conditions that are present anywhere in the body. This form is most widely known for treatment in smoking cessation, weight management, and addictionology.