Acupuncture for headaches
When you are suffering from headaches, there are many ways that you can be treated for them. However, many treatments don't work well for every patient and it may be necessary to find a different way to treat your headache or migraine. Using acupuncture for headache relief has a number of important benefits. Among these benefits is that you don't have to take harsh medications that can have side effects or even cause addiction.
Acupuncture has been studied and found to be highly effective for both headache relief and migraine relief. If you're interested in this treatment method for your headache, La Ruffa Chiropractic & Sports Rehab in Jupiter to book an appointment with Dr. La Ruffa.
Getting Acupuncture for Headache Relief
Acupuncture seeks to allow for the flow of energy, also known as chi, to continue throughout your body. There are often blockages that keep this energy from flowing and acupuncture can get rid of those blockages to allow the energy to flow well once again. Acupuncture has also been found to activate the body's own natural pain relieving chemicals so that you feel better. When you get an acupuncture treatment, the practitioner uses certain pressure points in the body that correspond to the area where the pain is.
It is these areas where tiny needles are applied to the skin. They are small enough that you will barely feel them. Once the thin needles are in place, the practitioner will activate them. This can be done in a number of ways, depending on what your needs are. Once this has been done, the needles go to work in helping the flow of energy and allowing the body to release pain-relieving chemicals. Often, there are several treatments needed so that maximum pain relief is achieved.
Many people suffer from migraines and it can be difficult to treat the without medications that come with some side effects. Acupuncture has been found to be highly effective for migraine pain. It's also far easier to get this treatment than many other treatments for the condition. Instead of getting injections or taking harsh medications, you can attend regular treatments for your migraines and experience relief from the condition.
Book Your Acupuncture Session in Jupiter, FL
If you are affected by headaches or migraines, acupuncture can help. Call La Ruffa Chiropractic & Sports Rehab today at (561) 745-1002 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.