Acupuncture is a complementary medical practice at IN8 Chiropractic. Acupuncture can be dated back to at least 100 B.C., but the modern practice of acupuncture has changes considerably. The belief is that disease is caused by interruptions to the flow or energy, or qi in the body. Acupuncture points help release the qi to freely travel through channels called meridians.
A study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that acupuncture is effective for treating chronic pain. Ongoing studies on acupuncture have shown acupuncture helps with a variety of cancer treatment-related symptoms such as nausea, according to integrative medical oncologists at cancer centers in New York.
Dr. Cook treats many conditions with acupuncture, including back and neck pain, migraines, sinus, and chronic joint pain. Acupuncture is a safe, painless and effective way to improve overall health. The benefits are widespread. Many patients report feelings of relaxation and improved energy.