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Acupuncture

Acupuncture & Herbalist located in Shrewsbury, NJ

Acupuncture services offered in Shrewsbury, NJ


Acupuncture is an ancient healing therapy and one of the primary treatments in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Michael Beys, LAc, DACm, is a doctor of acupuncture and herbal medicine at Acupuncture Health Services in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. He uses acupuncture to address many health concerns, including chronic diseases, pain conditions, and women’s health. To find out how acupuncture can help you, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is the strategic and painless insertion of sterile filaments (needles) into the body, positively influencing physiology to enhance health and well-being.

 

Studies show that the insertion of acupuncture needles causes different responses in the body. It stimulates the nervous system, triggering the release of your body’s natural painkillers and chemicals that give you a general sense of well-being.

 

The needle also stimulates the body’s injury response, diverting blood flow and delivering oxygen and nutrients that treat the problem locally.

What are the types of acupuncture?

At Acupuncture Health Services, Dr. Beys uses various forms of acupuncture to get the desired results. These types include:

Body acupuncture

Body acupuncture is the most common and involves the placement of sterile, thin needles at specific points on the body. 

Electro-acupuncture

With electro-acupuncture, Dr. Beys connects an electro-acupuncture machine to the body acupuncture needles, sending a mild electrical current through the needles.  

Auricular acupuncture

Auricular acupuncture is acupuncture on the ear. For this type of acupuncture, Dr. Beys places a tiny needle or seed into specific parts of the ear, where it remains for up to a week.

What conditions benefit from acupuncture?

Acupuncture benefits many health concerns. Dr. Beys uses acupuncture to treat:

 

  • Pain
  • Infertility
  • Women’s health
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Allergies and asthma
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Muscle spasms and tightness
  • Neck pain
  • Hip pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Knee pain
  • Sciatica
  • Arthritis
  • Neuropathy
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Gastrointestinal conditions
  • Hypertension

 

Dr. Beys knows there are no cures for many chronic health conditions but finds many of his patients benefit greatly from his acupuncture treatments. 

What happens during acupuncture?

Dr. Beys customizes your acupuncture treatment after completing a thorough examination. He reviews your plan with you, so you know what to expect.

 

During your acupuncture treatment, Dr. Beys painlessly inserts the needle into specific areas of your body. The acupuncture needles remain in place for a set amount of time, and then Dr. Beys removes them.

 

Dr. Beys recommends a series of acupuncture sessions based on your specific health issues and goals to get you the best results.

 

To find out how acupuncture can benefit you, call Acupuncture Health Services or schedule an appointment online today.

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