Contemporary Medical Acupuncture
Contemporary Acupuncture is a peripheral nerve stimulation technique performed with single use, sterile, disposable needles and electricity that is used for the therapeutic purpose of treating pain and dysfunction.
Acupuncture works through insertion of needles at specific points of the body to increase circulation and promote healing.
Acupuncture has been shown to be beneficial in treating many conditions such as headaches, neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, tendonitis, sports injuries, sciatica, & osteoarthritis.
Acupuncture produces many effects by stimulating nerve receptors in the skin and muscle.
Benefits of acupuncture include:
- restoring function
- increasing blood flow
- reducing stress & anxiety
The effect of acupuncture accumulates when repeated. Treatment sessions usually last around 20-30 minutes.
At Woodbridge Avenue Chiropractic & Wellness Centre, Dr. Villani uses acupuncture as an adjunct to other therapies including soft tissue therapy, spinal & extremity manipulation/mobilization.