With uncertainties surrounding the belief that our elected leaders can provide a solution for an overhaul coupled with overdose deaths soaring, many are looking for safer, more natural remedies. Acupuncturists in Orlando, FL can attest to that as they report impressive growth in their practices.

Let’s take a look at what acupuncture is.

Acupuncture is a healing technique used in traditional Chinese medicine that dates back 3,000 years. It’s based on ancient Chinese philosophies that include the body and the universe as two opposing forces, yin and yang. To maintain a balance between those forces for better health, both spiritually and physically is the main goal.

Acupuncture provides many benefits including providing relief from pain. It improves the body’s functions and promotes natural self-healing. It accomplishes this by stimulating common acupuncture points with fine needles. Many acupuncturists in Orlando combine this practice with other techniques such as heat therapy, cupping and the use of herbal preparations.

The acupuncturist will discuss with a patient his or her health history and perform an examination based on what’s learned during the interview. Once the treatment plan has been established, the patient will lay on the treatment table or bench and at that point, the acupoints are stimulated with the needles. These needles remain in place for as few as 5 minutes and up to one-half hour. Most patients report feeling very relaxed both during and after the treatment.

Acupuncture is treated for a number of illnesses and ailments. A few of those include (but are certainly not limited to):

  • Allergies
  • Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)
  • Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)
  • Headache
  • Hypertension, essential
  • Hypotension, primary
  • Knee pain
  • Low back pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Neck pain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica

So now that you know what acupuncture is, how should you go about finding an acupuncturist in Orlando who is experienced in this unique area of medicine? We have a few recommendations.

Acupuncture of Orlando

Dr. Zakia Lachgar is an Acupuncture Physician, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and a graduate of Florida College of Integrative Medicine in Orlando. She holds a Doctorate in Oriental medicine and is Board Certified by NCCAOM, the most respected and highest certification one can obtain. Her office is open Monday through Friday and Saturdays by appointment. Acupuncture of Orlando accepts most insurance plans that cover acupuncture and other traditional medicines.

Orlando Sports Chiropractic

The team at Orlando Sports Chiropractic offers a wide range of eastern healing methods, including cryotherapy, recovery pump compression, massage and of course, acupuncture. With a staff that takes pride in its clientele’s well-being, patients report healing benefits right away.

Yin Acupuncture and Integrative Healing Center

Dr. Yin earned her MD and OMD degree from Guangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is one of a very elite few who was received the Guang Xi award. Dr. Cheng Chao Yin offers her patients a number of services in line with the natural remedies outlined above. Abdominal massages are often requested since they are known to remove toxins from the body and eases pain, but many of her patients seek her because of her background in gynecology and assistance in infertility issues.

If you’ve not considered acupuncture in the past, you could be missing out on a number of benefits, including a more balanced life that’s pain-free. Experienced acupuncturists in Orlando have been making believers out of skeptics for years. Come and see for yourself.