8Jun

How does an Acupuncturist diagnose my headache?

For an acupuncturist the most important diagnosis of headaches and migraines are based on the location of the symptoms. For example, is the pain behind the eyes, on the forehead, on the sides of the head, at the temple, or in the back of the head. We will also ask about the nature of the pain, if it is sharp and stabbing or dull and achy. The timing of […]

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8Jun

Where do the needles go?

Acupuncture points that can be used to treat headaches are located all over the body, literally from head to toe. However, in our clinic, we most commonly use points on the hands and lower leg to treat headaches. Often just a few properly placed needles will bring instant relief to a headache.

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8Jun

Does Acupuncture really work for headaches?

Since the early seventies, studies around the globe have suggested that acupuncture is an effective treatment for migraines and headaches. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center analyzed the results of more than 30 studies on acupuncture as a pain reliever for a variety of ailments, including chronic headaches. They found that acupuncture decreases pain with fewer side effects and can be less expensive than medication. In a […]

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8Jun

Do I need a referral?

No. In the state of Florida, Acupuncturists are licensed as primary care providers. This means that you never need a referral to see an Acupuncture Physician.

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