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The Benefits of Acupuncture

April 7, 2018

You may have heard of acupuncture, but are you aware of the health benefits that come with it? Here at New York Integrated Rheumatology, we offer acupuncture in Manhattan and Long Island. Combining conventional and Eastern Medicine approaches, our practice focuses on improving your health and wellbeing utilizing the best treatment options available. Whether you are living with an autoimmune disorder or a musculoskeletal condition, acupuncture is a great treatment option for improving your long-term vitality.

What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a holistic health approach that branches from traditional Chinese medicine practices. An acupuncturist will stimulate specific areas of the body by inserting thin needles into the skin. This holistic technique can help boost wellbeing and may even cure certain illnesses.  If you are seeking acupuncture in Manhattan or Long Island, New York Integrated Rheumatology can help you.

What are the benefits of acupuncture?

The goal of acupuncture is to repair and stimulate the balance of energy that flows throughout the body. The functional usage of acupuncture is known to have many health benefits through stimulation of your own body’s natural healing mechanisms in order to improve symptoms of:

  • Chronic pain
  • Arthritis
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Anxiety and stress

Acupuncture works to reduce joint inflammation as well as provide hormonal balance to the body. These two major benefits allow it to be successful in the treatment of a wide variety of diseases and conditions.

Depending on the nature of your ailment, our team at NYIR may recommend acupuncture. Whether it is recommended as a standalone treatment or in conjunction with other medical approaches, the benefits acupuncture will bring to your body’s natural healing process have proven to be very effective.

At New York Integrated Rheumatology, we offer acupuncture in Manhattan and Long Island in order to help our patients restore their health holistically. For more information or to book an appointment contact us today!