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Dry Needling

Is dry needling a good option? Have you ever felt a knot in a tight muscle? A tender spot? These could be trigger points—knots that can not only be painful but can cause pain in other parts of your body. Dry needling treats trigger points by inserting a thin needle directly into the knot, setting …

What You Need to Know Before Your First Acupuncture Appointment

For first-time goers, acupuncture may seem like a scary process. Learning more about what to expect for your first appointment will make the process much less intimidating and far more beneficial. In this post, we explain some of the key things you should know before your first acupuncture appointment. Acupuncture Preparation For the best results, …

Benefits of Electro-Acupuncture

The traditional Chinese medicine of acupuncture comes in many more variations than people realize. Another incredible type of acupuncture is electro-acupuncture. While it may sound intimidating, electro-acupuncture is an incredibly effective treatment method that may be a good option for you.  So what is electro-acupuncture and what are the benefits of it? In this post, …

The Importance of Stretching After Acupuncture or Massage

  Stretching After Acupuncture or Massage is important. Acupuncture or massage can leave you feeling energized and refreshed. That’s golden. But be mindful of your fresh energy. If you rush out to exercise, you could unravel some of the good your treatments are doing in your body. Instead, use stretching to extend the health benefits …

Bad Posture Can Lead to Many Complications (Back and Neck Pain)

Bad posture can cause neck and back pain. 8% of all American adults struggle with persistent or chronic back pain. In many cases, pain limits everyday activities. Furthermore, back pain is extremely expensive, as it costs people a total of $12 billion a year! One of the main culprits of back pain and many other issues is actually poor …

Dry Cupping vs. Wet Cupping

Cupping treatment is another form of traditional Chinese medicine. Like acupuncture, wet and dry cupping have gained traction in western medicine as viable treatments for a myriad of health issues. Most people are familiar with the dry method, and may never have heard of wet cupping. In this post, we will explain more about the …

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Acupuncture, the ancient Chinese medicine that involves placing tiny needles in specific points, is gaining traction. There are many benefits of acupuncture and it can be used to treat a wide range of ailments. Athletes, senior citizens, and many others around the world now embrace acupuncture as part of their treatment plan. However, some people …

What is Ear Acupuncture and How Does it Work?

Most people have heard of the traditional treatment called acupuncture. Acupuncture uses tiny needles to stimulate points on your body. While regular acupuncture includes the ears, there is actually a special type that focuses on the ears called auricular acupuncture or ear acupuncture. While acupuncture is an excellent treatment option for many common ailments, auricular …

How Acupuncture Can Help You Lose Weight

Integrative Family Acupuncture & Massage Therapy in Smithtown, New York shares news and information about weight loss acupuncture and how acupuncture can help you lose weight,

Can Acupuncture Fix Your Sciatica?

Integrative Family Acupuncture & Massage Therapy in Smithtown, New York shares news and information about sciatica pain relief, pain management, health, wellness, and the holistic treatments offered at the Long Island practice that help Long Island residents live a pain-free life. Acupuncture, cupping, cryotherapy, and massage therapy.