Acupuncture in CT| Adonai Optimal Health and Wellness Services

At Adonai Optimal Health and Wellness Facility in Monroe, Connecticut we have experience in several Naturopathic and Integrative Wellness treatments. As a Naturopathic Physician in CT  Dr. Whitton specializes in Acupuncture Treatment. Here is some information you should know about the benefits of Acupuncture Treatment. At Adonai Optimal Health and Wellness Facility, we offer traditional acupuncture, acupuncture both body and auricular  (ear) acupuncture.

What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture Therapy involves the use of very thin acupuncture needles on your skin at specific points on your body. The key reason for this traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, is most commonly to treat pain and always used for overall wellness and stress management.

Acupuncture is a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force in your body. By inserting acupuncture needles into precise points along these meridians, acupuncture physicians believe that your energy flow will re-balance. Many acupuncture specialists view the acupuncture points as places to stimulate nerves, muscles and connective tissue. This stimulation boosts your body’s natural painkillers.

How does acupuncture help?

Acupuncture is used mainly to relieve discomfort associated with a variety of diseases and conditions. What does acupuncture help with? There are many benefits of acupuncture and acupuncture therapy can help treat many symptoms. Some of the most common reasons to use this homeopathic treatment are: acupuncture for back pain, acupuncture for neck pain and headaches (tension headaches and migraines), acupuncture for anxiety and depression, acupuncture for chronic pain, and acupuncture for knee pain. Other symptoms that are commonly treated by acupuncture are:

  • Chemotherapy-induced and postoperative nausea and vomiting
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Dental pain
  • Labor pain and menstrual cramps
  • Respiratory disorders