Acupuncture is an ancient medical art believed to have been developed in China, which consists of inserting fine needles on the body’s surface in order to affect the physiological function of the body. Different variations of acupuncture are practiced and taught throughout the world. At DASHA®, the “individual client providers” are licensed practitioners who perform acupuncture, acupressure and other alternative medicine techniques such as moxibustion and cupping. Many people who try acupuncture, even after the first session, feel more relaxed and notice that they feel a return to balance of the body and mind.
THE DASHA® STRATEGY
In order to gain an understanding of how to best to treat you and not just your symptoms, your Acupuncturist will ask you a series of questions regarding your lifestyle, emotions, sleeping patterns, eating habits, medical history and a hands on thorough examination to get a better idea of the overall functioning of your body.
Treatment needles are typically retained for about 15-30 minutes. Soothing music will be played to help you relax during this time, and many people even fall asleep during treatment. Depending on your condition, treatments may also include heat therapy, herbal prescriptions, nutritional supplements, and diet and lifestyle advice.
Acupuncture needles are FDA-approved medical devices, very thin and easily inserted with little or no discomfort. The most commonly described sensation is a light pinch. DASHA® believes strongly in the practice of “Clean Needle Technique,” in which all needles are sterile, single-use, and properly disposed of after treatment. Acupuncture has no significant negative side effects and is, as a result, extremely safe and effective medicine. If you have never tried acupuncture before, click here to learn more.
Some insurance companies do cover acupuncture treatments. Prior to each visit, our billing department will verify your benefits. If your insurance covers acupuncture, DASHA® will provide you with a breakdown of your coverage.
COMMONLY TREATED CONDITIONS
Acupuncture For Stress
Enter what some of our clients have called ACU-LAND! In a soothing treatment room, our acupuncturist will invite you to experience balance, on both a physical and mental level. Acupuncture points are chosen based on your imbalances and then followed by a relaxing massage.
Acupuncture For Pain
Many clients use acupuncture to treat back pain, neck pain, joint pain, and headaches, which are common ailments of many busy working professionals in New York City. Some research shows that acupuncture may also be effective in treating pain associated with chronic lower back pain and even osteoarthritis. If you are experiencing chronic pain, headaches, or even migraines, acupuncture may be beneficial.
Acupuncture For Fertility
Stress affects the body in many ways and can be a significant factor in infertility. Acupuncture can counteract the effects of stress by increasing blood flow to the uterus. This treatment can be used independently or in conjunction with fertility treatments.
This treatment is used to reduce cravings, curb appetite, and treat addictions. Tiny needles are inserted at acupuncture points in the ear. Herbal ear seeds may also be used to maintain acupuncture benefits between treatments.
An Electrical Stimulation (E-Stim) Machine is used to stimulate Acupuncture needles placed at various points in the body. This therapy is used to increase blood flow to the area, strengthen and relax muscles, and enhance the effects of a typical Acupuncture treatment.
Cupping is utilized to warm the body and move energy and blood in the meridians as it breaks up stagnation that may be present within the body. A partial vacuum is created with plastic sliding cups to relieve local congestion. Cupping loosens tight muscles and may be used to treat recurring bronchitis, muscular pain, bone pain, spasms, particularly in the back and the shoulders.
Facial Rejuvenation is a optimal holistic solution that increases collagen production, can improve muscle tone and dermal contraction. This treatment helps to reduce bags underneath the eyes fine lines and wrinkles, as well as improving hormonal imbalance and hormone based skin conditions. which If you are looking for a natural alternative to plastic surgery or Botox, Facial rejuvenation is a great solution that can diminish puffiness by improving metabolism and eliminating excess fluids. It increases collagen production, improving muscle tone and dermal contractions as well as reducing bags underneath the eyes, fine lines, and wrinkles.
Acupuncture series are available in packages of five or ten treatments. An ongoing acupuncture regimen is ideal for maximizing the benefits of this effective therapeutic technique.
*If you bruise easily, have high blood pressure, migraines, diabetes, AIDS, coronary disease, suffer from seizures, dizziness or tinnitus, may be pregnant, have sunburn, a cold or a herpes outbreak, you should not get facial rejuvenation acupuncture.