Relief from tension headaches or migraines is one of the most common reasons patients seek treatment from acupuncture.
There are different causes for headaches, like neck and shoulder tension or hormonal fluctuations and in Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) headaches are mostly thought to be the result of blocked or imbalanced Qi. No matter what the cause, our Practitioners will treat the underlying cause for your headache while relieving your pain.
Did you know that scientific studies have shown that acupuncture is as effective as drugs for migraines? Other studies have proven that acupuncture is an excellent pain reliever, especially for headache, back, and neck pain and can help prevent recurrence. Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and other modalities like moxibustion or cupping can work alone or together to treat your headache or migraines without the side effects or cumulative resistance you can run into with pain medication.
The number and frequency of treatments will vary. Some symptoms are relieved after the first treatment, while more severe or chronic ailments often require multiple treatments.You can come in for immediate relief and we will come up with a treatment plan to heal the root cause.