Acupuncture Specialist

Hansen Health Solutions

Holistic Medicine located in San Antonio, TX

Acupuncture Q & A

Acupuncture:

Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine needles (no thicker than a hair) into points on the body to help facilitate the healing process.

Acupuncture influences the muscular skeletal system, the cardiovascular system, the endocrine system, the immune system, the nervous system.

The following conditions can be treated with acupuncture: Pain, stress, anxiety, common cold, fatigue, fertility, menstrual irregularities, allergies, sinusitis/rhinitis, asthma, digestive issues, eye problems, dizziness, addictions and other conditions.

 

Cupping:

Cupping is an ancient practice that gained much popularity especially since the 2016 Olympics. It is a decompression therapy that is great for muscle tightness. It lifts a separates fascia. It also boosts your immune system and eliminates toxins, promotes relaxation, and enhances athletic performance.

 

E-stim:

E-stim is great for chronic pain, spasms, and neurological issues. It is great for soft tissue injuries, and tight muscle.

 

Gua Sha:

Gua Sha is an ancient practice that involves the scraping of the skin with a tool. It is like a deep tissue massage. It has similar effects to cupping without suction.