How Acupuncture Can Help You

Looking into your acupuncture options? Great! Acupuncture is an alternative medicine choice that more and more people are using nowadays due to its ability to encourage the body’s natural healing abilities to improve its overall functioning.

Since acupuncture can treat a wide variety of health issues and is considered to be a holistic option, it is becoming more popular among medical professionals, as well as patients. Acupuncture can be used by itself or with other treatment options, so it will simply depend on each particular individuals' certain situation.

How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture works when an experienced professional inserts extremely thin needles into certain areas of the body. Heat or electrical stimulation is often provided to the needles, as this allows for faster results. The goal is to reconnect all the energy in the body, also known as meridians, so the natural flow of the body’s energy can help heal whatever health issues someone is currently experiencing. The entire focus is on using the body’s natural healing abilities to combat those health issues, whether they are physical, mental or emotional.

The following information explains how acupuncture can be used to help people feel better when suffering from a variety of health-related conditions.

Acupuncture for pain

Acupuncture has been recognized for its ability to help reduce any chronic pain someone is experiencing. When someone is living with chronic pain, it makes it difficult for them to perform their everyday activities, lessening their overall quality of life. Acupuncture for cancer pain is also available, as it can help cancer patients better deal with their pain, which is important when it comes to quality of life.

Acupuncture for anxiety

Acupuncture for anxiety can help those suffering from this mental illness by reducing their stress levels, as well as correcting any chemical imbalances that may be present in the brain. Acupuncture for any stress that causes anxiety is also available and should be explored.

Acupuncture for IBS

Acupuncture can help treat IBS, as well as other abdominal health problems. IBS is a functional bowel disorder that can benefit from acupuncture, as the needles can be placed in the meridians that directly affect the stomach and large intestine, which can minimize or even eliminate IBS symptoms.

Have any questions we can answer for you?

We welcome any questions you have about acupuncture! While we specialize in offering acupuncture services for cancer patients, our focus is on helping anyone suffering from health issues and is therefore looking for ways to find relief.

We are a team of compassionate professionals who truly care about helping you find a solution that will allow you to once again function without having to experience discomfort and/or pain. If you do not have any questions and instead are ready to make a consultation appointment, great! We look forward to hearing from you today!

Request an appointment here: or call Open Mind Modalities at (949) 229-4033 for an appointment in our Aliso Viejo office.

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