NOTE: Acupuncture treatment is performed by Dr. Janine Taylor (chiropractor). Most insurance companies cover acupuncture treatment under your chiropractic coverage.Acupuncture is a therapeutic method from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in which fine, solid needles are inserted at specific points in the body.
Acupuncture is one of the safest therapeutic interventions ever used by humankind, with a time-tested record of millions of treatments, with minimal side effects. Needles are sterile & disposable. Acupuncture does not cause any significant discomfort in the majority of patients.
The needles are very fine and do not damage the tissues when inserted. For many people, acupuncture is a pleasant experience due to the sense of well-being that usually follows the treatment.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes the use of acupuncture in the treatment of the following conditions:
Neurologic & Muscular Disorders:
- Acute Sprains & Strains
- Neck & Shoulder Pain
- Back Pain & Sciatica
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Facial Pain
- Sports injuries
- Joint Pain (Osteoarthritis)
- Post-herpetic Neuralgia (shingles)
- Rotator-cuff/shoulder injuries
Repetitive Strain Disorders:
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Tennis Elbow
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Achilles Tendonitis