“I used to think that acupuncture was hocus pocus. But now I am happy I tried,” a once skeptical now relieved patient said to me.
People new to acupuncture are sometimes wary because they think it’s magical. But after experiencing an acupuncture treatment, they usually feel very different. This is because acupuncture relaxes the body, decreases pain, and regulates the nervous system, so you physically feel different after an acupuncture treatment.
Research has shown that acupuncture works by regulating pain relieving chemicals in the brain , modifying pain patterns within the nervous system, as well as stimulating the release