Why Acupuncture is Important For People In Minneapolis, Edina, MN

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The Minneapolis/ Greater Twin Cities area has been a great place to live and have a family for years. However with the tension due to the rising crime rate, as well as with the current world events, stress has been high. This kind of social tension can raise ones cortisol levels and cause things like muscle tension, headaches, insomnia, digestive problems, anxiety and depression. Fortunately, acupuncture and Chinese medicine administered here at our Edina clinic can relieve these health conditions.

But you may ask” “Isn’t acupuncture just a pain management therapy?” Well, you’re right. At least partially. Take that word “just” out.  Acupuncture IS great for pain relief. But does so much more in the right hands. It can work on the physical, mental and emotional levels.

Acupuncture increases the circulation of oxygen-rich, nutrient-rich blood to the brain, organs & glands, and muscles & joints in order to promote healing in the patient. Acupuncture modulates multiple physiological effects, mostly through the nervous system.

Acupuncture Treats More Than Just Pain

Acupuncture releases serotonin & dopamine. Why is this important? Dopamine and serotonin are your “happy hormones” due to the roles they play in regulating mood and emotion. That is how acupuncture can address conditions like anxiety, PTSD and insomnia. This means you could emerge from our treatment room purring like a kitten.

A Typical Week In Our Clinic

  • Chemotherapy-induced nausea
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Chronic constipation
  • Insomnia
  • Post-operative knee pain
  • Neck, back, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee & ankle pain
  • PMS-related emotional lability
  • Chronic cough
  • Sinus congestion
  • Migraines
  • Tremor & poor balance
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Anxiety & depression

Acupuncture can help with improving mood, including helping with depression, stress, and anxiety. The needles from our acupuncture treatments release endorphins in your body. Endorphins are hormones that provide a boost in your mood, encouraging happiness and relaxation.

If you have with any of the above symptoms then acupuncture may be right for you. Schedule an appointment at our Edina clinic. We will design a treatment plan to help you achieve your optimal health care goals! Call 952-831-8080 or go to our contact page now.

P.S. If you haven’t already go grab our free e-book “Acupuncture for Cynics, A Guide to Chinese Medicine.”

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