Benefits of Acupuncture, NYC

Acupuncture, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC

Acupuncture Pros

There are many benefits of acupuncture including stress relief, improved sleep, and pain management. When it is compared to conventional western medicine, there's a huge difference.

  • There are very few side effects of Acupuncture treatments
  • Acupuncture does not require the use of synthetic drugs
  • Acupuncture treatment does not require prolonged healing stages resulting in down-time compared to surgery
  • Acupuncture is effective even when combined with other treatments
  • Acupuncture is a superior option for those in which medication is not suitable
  • Acupuncture naturally improves energy
  • Acupuncture has the ability to help with other conditions outside of the primary condition treated
  • Acupuncture is one of the most popular utilized form of alternative medicine

Acupuncture Cons

Like every other treatment provided, acupuncture does have a few cons. With the right mindset, some could also be benefits to your wellness.

  • Acupuncture is not fast acting; a full treatment course starts at 10 treatments
  • Acupuncture has the potential to cause slight discomfort at the site of insertion even after needles are removed
  • Acupuncture may cause bruising to those who bruise easily
  • Acupuncture may cause a healing crisis, symptoms may worsen prior to improving
  • Chronic conditions (over 6 months) may require a lengthy treatment plan
  • You may have to modify your meals for optimum results
  • Recommendation of certain activities to improve quality of life may be incorporated into your treatment plan

New Location!

315 W 55th St (btwn 8th & 9th)
New York, NY 10019
Located in office with New York Ayurveda & Panchakarma Center


Phone (646) 854-6619


Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 7 pm
Same day appointments available
House calls available

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