Acupuncture involves the insertion of a series of long, thin needles into the skin at specific points on the body. Acupuncture is a great complementary treatment for pain, anxiety, and opiate detoxification. The acupuncturist at New York Pain Medicine, Peter Tricarico, blends ancient oriental influences and modern techniques to bring you a relaxing, therapeutic treatment. Dr. Douglas Allen often recommends acupuncture as part of a comprehensive pain management plan. To schedule your first unique therapeutic program session, contact the Midtown East, New York office online or over the phone.
In America many people suffer from depression and anxiety, and many rely on heavy medications to cover the symptoms of depression and anxiety. Acupuncture can provide natural mental balance on its own or in combination with antidepressant or anxiety medications. Some medications, compromised health and medical conditions such as diabetes, an overactive thyroid, heart disease, lung diseases and chronic pain can also cause anxiety. If your acupuncturist prescribes herbs and would like you to take them as part of your treatment, talk to your doctor.
While all of these might be described as anxiety from a western medical perspective, they are distinct disharmony patterns in Chinese medicine. Unfortunately, stress and anxiety can have serious effects on your body. Seeking treatment will not only help you feel better but eliminate the negative effects of your stress and anxiety. Balanced Health Medical in Midtown, NYC provides acupuncture and chiropractor services to help you achieve relief.
Whether used in conjunction with other things, or as your only depression and anxiety treatment, it just makes sense to give this option a try. Anxiety acupuncture treatments also help to shift the mind’s perspective on handling the stress you feel. Reinforcing that acupuncture is working and allowing you to free your mind from stress actually contributes to doing so over time.
We may also use things like infrared heat lamps to help improve the efficacy of the treatment. I like to use acupuncture in combination with herbs and anti-depressants if appropriate, combined with talk therapy to help my patients manage depression in a comprehensive way. Almost everyone has experienced depression at some point in their lives.
Acupuncture pairs well alongside all other therapies to make them more effective. It works by inserting thin, sterile needles into very carefully selected points in the body, based on an assessment that the doctor and licensed Acupuncturist provides. Dr. Robert Kachko offers acupuncture to patients in Manhattan, Stamford, and the surrounding areas to help them find relief from pain, stress, and other chronic conditions.
Whether it’s an acute and chronic condition or just the wear and tear of living in New York, we’ve all been there. Back pain, neck pain and shoulder pain are conditions that we treat daily in our clinic. We combine acupuncture with all of the other treatment tools in our clinic, including nutrition IV therapy, mind-body medicine, botanical medicine. Electromagnetic therapies like (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field approved by the FDA for depression. PEMF can energize the body and mind and effectively reduce depression, stress and anxiety. An anxiety disorder is characterized as persistent worry and overwhelming fear about everyday situations.
Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang.