What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient healing art of Chinese medicine. The acupuncturist inserts very fine needles into acupoints to balance the energy system of the body, which can significantly improve overall body condition.


What conditions can Acupuncture help with?

Many many conditions have been approved that Acupuncture can help with. World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized that Acupuncture is a valuable and readily method through over 2500 years of historical practice. During clinical practice, Acupuncture can significantly improve many conditions, such as Common Cold, Allergies, Body Injuries and Pain, Digestive Disorders, Headaches and Migraines, Diabetes, Stroke, Insomnia, Fatigue, Female Period Disorders, Infertility, and many other issues. Please visit the WHO official website or the National Institutes of Health (NIH) official website to find out more information.


Is Acupuncture treatment painful?

Acupuncture treatment requires Acupuncturist to insert fine needles into the body. Therefore, many people think it is very painful. However, patients generally only feel a bee sting-like sensation and it is very quickly going away. Patients may feel a certain level of heaviness, numbness, or slight soreness on some acupoints. Occasionally, Acupuncturist may seek better results by stimulating certain acupoints to have the patient acquire a stronger sensation.


How quickly can I see the improvement from Acupuncture treatment?

Improvement may be seen after the very first treatment. Many patients have seen very good results with a few Acupuncture treatments. However, the level of improvement may be various based on the patient's overall condition.


How long does an Acupuncture treatment take?

The first Acupuncture treatment usually takes about 60 to 90 minutes. The follow-up Acupuncture treatment is generally around 45 to 60 minutes. The actual duration may be different with other conjunction therapy.


Do we accept insurance?

We do accept all major medical insurances which include coverage for acupuncture, Workers' Comp, and any related therapeutic treatments. We can help you to check your insurance policy with any http://www.gulfportpharmacy.com coverage benefits. Please bring your insurance card with you to the treatment.