Acupuncture News

Why Should I Try Acupuncture?

Bill Skelton

Many people have a legitimate fear of needles, and this can prevent certain health measures like acupuncture. What a lot of people don’t realize is that the needles used in acupuncture are minute and painless. If your fear of needles stems from a place of sterility, it is important to note that most acupuncture places use disposable needles.

Acupuncture can be used as a treatment for many health deficiencies, like migraines or digestive issues, but there are many other conditions that can be relieved with this alternative treatment. As with any other treatment, it is important to consider all complementary therapies that coincide with acupuncture. Chinese medicine, yoga, massage, aromatherapy, meditation, and visualization are all complementary additions to acupuncture therapy.

Modern techniques like electro-acupuncture are now found to help with natural facial rejuvenation, a face lift without the dangerous surgery. Although cupping has been a treatment for centuries, it has just recently picked up in popularity with the public, as people are now recognizing the many health benefits. Acupuncture doesn’t have to be a lifelong commitment; you can choose to treat the condition as it appears, but this alternative therapy has so many benefits it can only be a welcome addition to your life.

Founded in 1979 by William Skelton, The Acupuncture Clinic has been instrumental in bringing acupuncture into the South Carolina and Georgia health care system by providing services in hospitals, health institutions, and private practice. We provide services to a wide berth of areas such as Lexington, Camden, Irmo, Sumter, Orangeburg, Blythewood, and Augusta.