Acupuncture is a time tested and widely used therapy that acts as a natural analgesic, improves circulation, calms the nervous system, and restores function to tissue. Acupuncture can help you get out of pain and work with a wide variety of internal conditions such as fertility, allergies, Gastro-Intestinal disorders.
What To Expect With Acupuncture
Relatively Pain Free & Fast
You can expect to be in and out of the office in under 45 minutes.
During your initial consultation, your provider will estimate the number of treatments that are likely needed to help you resolve your condition.
Resolution of Symptoms
The effects of acupuncture often result in a complete absence of symptoms that last.
Common Questions About Acupuncture
Does Acupuncture Hurt?
Acupuncture needles are thin and are relatively painless. After the needles are inserted, most patients report feelings of deep relaxation during their session. Any pain from the needle insertion generally disappears within a few seconds.
Does Acupuncture Work ?
Acupuncture is used worldwide to help resolve chronic pain. As indicated by Vicars’ study, “Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic musculoskeletal, headache and osteoarthritis pain. Treatment effects of acupuncture persist over time and cannot be explained solely in terms of placebo effects.” Andrews J. Vicars et al. J Pain. 2018 May.
There are many well-documented studies that conclude acupuncture’s efficacy and this only validates the years of our own anecdotal evidence. We have seen thousands of patients resolve a variety of conditions using acupuncture.
How Many Sessions Will It Take To Feel A Difference?
Most patients report feeling significantly better within a few weeks of starting treatment. Results vary for each individual and depend on the length and severity your condition has been present.
What Can I Expect In My First Session?
During your initial consultation, we will determine if acupuncture is the right fit for you and determine a functional baseline. If you are a good candidate for acupuncture, we will develop a treatment plan specific to your needs and get you started with treatment on the same day.
Does Tucson Acupuncture & Wellness Accept Insurance?
If your insurance covers acupuncture, our clinic will provide a superbill to help get you reimbursed for your treatments.
Tucson Acupuncture & Wellness
282 E. River Road
Tucson, Arizona 85704