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Philadelphia Acupuncture Treatment

Acupuncture for Injury Recovery at Oxford Rehabilitation Center

accupuncturesideimage1-0.jpgAt Oxford Rehabilitation Center, we provide many services to help people find relief from acute and chronic injuries. We are committed to helping all our patients achieve full body wellness using natural and drug-free treatments.  Some of the services we offer include physical therapy, chiropractic care, and aquatic therapy.  We also draw from the 2,000-year-old traditions of Chinese medicine to guide our treatment. One of the most well-known ancient healing traditions is the field known as acupuncture.

What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a technique used to unblock and realign your body's energy flow. This yields an array of health benefits, including improved digestion, pain reduction, anti-inflammation, tissue healing, increased cellular metabolism, stress relief, and restoration of hormonal balances.

The most common type of acupuncture involves the insertion of thin sterile needles into the skin. When inserted, these needles trigger a cascade of biological responses within the body that promote healing.

At our clinic, we also offer other beneficial types of acupuncture, including:

  • cupping with glass vacuums 
  • trigger point electrical stimulation 
  • moxibustion via infrared light or heated charcoal

Safety and comfort are our highest priorities. All of our staff members who administer acupuncture techniques to our patients are certified and trained professionals. 

What is acupuncture used for?

Acupuncture can be used to treat a variety of health conditions which affecting any one of the major health systems in the body (musculoskeletal, neurological, hormonal, psychological, nutritional, and immunological systems). Conditions may include: 

  • Depression and addiction
  • Skin disorders include acne, eczema, and psoriasis
  • Back and neck pain
  • Migraines
  • Toothaches
  • Muscle spasms
  • Tendonitis 

Acupuncture has even been shown to help with allergy relief and weight loss because it can stimulate both the immune system and the digestive system. 

Is acupuncture safe?

Yes. Most people experience little or no discomfort during an acupuncture session. The risks of adverse reactions associated with acupuncture therapy is extremely low. Side effects, like skin irritation and tenderness, are also very rare. If they do occur, they are usually quite mild and resolve quickly. 

Can acupuncture be provided along with chiropractic care? 

Yes. The beneficial effects of chiropractic care are often accelerated when used in conjunction with acupuncture. Both chiropractic therapy and acupuncture are complementary services that aim to address and resolve the underlying causes of disorder and dysfunction within the body. In addition to acupuncture, services that can help a person recover from injury may also include physical rehabiltiation, corrective exercise techniques, chiropractic adjustments, physical medicine including ultrasound and TENS, and nutritional and lifestyle counseling. 

Interested in our acupuncture treatments?

If you live in or near Philadelphia, PA, contact Oxford Rehabilitation today. You can set up an appointment or speak with one of our friendly staff members to learn more about the healing benefits of this ancient and all-natural treatment. We are happy to answer all your questions about our acupuncture techniques, and hope that you'll let us help you achieve the whole body healing you deserve. 

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