Acupuncture for a healthy pregnancy

Acupuncture for A Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnant women are one group of patients who are particularly highly motivated when it comes to maintaining optimal wellness and finding drug-free solutions to medical problems. In collaboration with the primary care provider (OB, midwife, RE, etc.), acupuncture is an ideal form of treatment as it offers women a safe and natural way to improve…
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Does acupuncture work for menstrual pain

Does Acupuncture Work for Menstrual Pain?

How Is Your Relationship With Your Monthly Cycles? Do you dread the onslaught of painful cramps? Many women face this difficulty, you are not alone, and no – it does not have to be your “normal.”  Menstrual pain is a significant personal and public health problem – according to a recent epidemiological survey, about 45–90%…
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Lost or found podcast interview with dr lishanna emmert

Lost or Found Podcast Interview with Dr. Lishanna Emmert

Episode 65: Acupuncture And Chronic Pain With Dr. Lishanna Emmert Chronic pain is one of the leading causes of long-term disability in the world.  And it’s generally known that the power of medicine to relieve pain remains sadly inadequate. Dealing with chronic pain can wear a person down.  Oftentimes, people also experience frustration and mental…
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What to expect after acupuncture

What Should I Do After My Acupuncture Treatment?

If you’ve ever had an acupuncture treatment, you know the calm feeling that comes as you float out of the clinic and into the rest of your day. Waking up from what we like to call your “acu-nap” (a 20-30 minutes of rest after needles are inserted) often feels like you’ve been resting for hours.…
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How much does acupuncture cost

Acupuncture: How Much Does it Cost?

The cost of acupuncture varies widely throughout California and the United States. When discussing acupuncture, a common question is: “How much does the treatment cost?“. The cost of acupuncture services varies depending on the payment options you choose. So, let’s discuss your options together but first… What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient form of Chinese…
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Dry needling vs acupuncture

Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture: Which Is Right for You?

On a surface level examination, dry needling and acupuncture may seem like nearly identical practices. Although both use thin, disposable, stainless steel needles, these treatments are not the same – and we’ll explain why. Learning the differences between dry needling and acupuncture is the best way to understand which type of treatment is right for…
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