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Acupuncture in Vancouver

When you come to visit Your Vancouver acupuncturist, you can be confident you are getting a strong healing treatment that will help you towards the results you're seeking. Acupuncture is an ancient healing art that was first recorded more than 3,500 years ago in ancient Egypt. It may be even older than that. Other ancient cultures also used it, such as the Greeks and the Chinese. In fact, the Chinese perfected acupuncture so much that it is most closely associated with that region of the world, even though the earliest records of people using it do not being there.

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Acupuncture is also a proven method for relieving pain and healing many different conditions of the body. It is also excellent for relaxation, and an overall sense of wellbeing. Many of the benefits of acupuncture have even been scientifically proven.

Benefits of Acupuncture in Vancouver

Acupuncture treats virtually any type of pain. When acupuncture is used on an area that is painful, it increases circulation to that area, which improves healing and makes it heal more quickly because of it. The placement of the needles also releases endorphins and other "feel good" chemicals into the body, which block pain receptors from receiving pain signals. When you get an acupuncture treatment, you should feel a relief from pain right away.

It doesn't hurt. The placement of the needles is done in between nerves, so, if your acupuncturist is skilled, you shouldn't feel anything except good things. The most you might ever feel in the way of pain is a slight and brief pinch if the needle placement is very close to a nerve; there is a chance it could get nicked, even in the hands of the most skillful acupuncturist. But, it is barely even pain, and is so fleeting, you will barely notice it.

Your Acupuncture Treatment

The first treatment session you go to will usually take between an hour and a half and two hours, because your acupuncturist has to get your entire health history and do an evaluation on you to know the best needle placements for your needs. Subsequent appointments should only take about an hour each.

The number of treatments necessary to heal varies from person to person, depending on your condition and individual treatment requirements. You may only need a few appointments, or you may need a lot more, over several months or longer. The good news is that after you and your acupuncturist will both know when you've had all the appointments you require and are cured of the ailment that brought you to acupuncture in the first place.

Call Your Vancouver Acupuncturist & Chiropractor Team Today!

Contact us to make an appointment for your initial consultation, evaluation, and first acupuncture treatment. You will love it, and the pain relief it gives you. We are looking forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the Back & Neck Care Chiropractic family. You can reach us at 360-253-6674.

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