3 Things You Might Now Know About Acupuncture

At Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope we specialize in chiropractic care treatments as well as acupuncture — two classic, all-natural, drug-free solutions to pain, stress, injury, and a variety of additional health conditions that might be affecting you on a daily basis.

Below we go over a few facts about acupuncture, which is a treatment many folks have many preceonceived notions about but have never experienced the treatment firsthand.

1.) Acupuncture is Low on Pain

Bet you didn’t know that acupuncture is actually not painful at all. You may feel a dullness or tingling sensation at the treatment site, but the sensation will be more pleasant than painful. Just the opposite, acupuncture is meant to REDUCE your overall pain.

2.) Acupuncture Can Help You Achieve Your Idea Body Weight

Some patients successfully lose weight with the help of acupuncture, which helps take the pressure off their back, spine, and joints during everyday activity. Paricipants in recent studies saw their BMI drop by up to 6% and had less body fat due to acupuncture in addition to making some simple changes in their lifestyle.

3.) Acupuncture Can Boost Your Mood

Did you know that acupuncture can actually help relieve depression and boost your mood? Patients observed who went through acupuncture treatments alongside their regular treatments compared to patients who didn’t pursue acupuncture with their normal treatment experienced a significant reduction in overall depression.

To learn more about how acupuncture can benefit you on a daily basis, contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope today. We have a long track record of keeping our patients healthy and well.

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