Acupuncture

Acupuncture In Valparaiso, IN​

Acupuncture is the insertion of needles into specific energy lines or meridians that exist throughout the body like a network of roads and highways. Modern scientific research suggests acupuncture works by stimulating the brain through the peripheral nervous system. Studies have shown different acupuncture points can stimulate entire networks in the brain. Putting a needle into the skin on non-acupuncture points does not have the same effect, and science has been unable to determine a reason for this phenomenon. 

One of the most popular bioenergetic therapies offered is PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field). PEMF is a direct approach to charging up individual cells, speeding recovery rates, boosting the immune system, eliminating pain, enhancing sleep quality, easing depression, increasing bone density, and increasing circulation to all parts of the body. You simply lay on a comfortable mat which pulses at low frequencies and penetrates deep into all body tissues. The frequencies are the same encountered in nature and are safe and highly effective. 

For more information on any of these therapies, call healing Arts Center to schedule a 15 minute health advisor call or schedule an appointment at our Valparaiso location!

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Acupuncture with Smita Shah, L.Ac.

Weight Loss

Managing weight can be a very difficult prospect, but combining bioenergetic therapies with diet and exercise can greatly add to your success! In our weight loss program, we focus on your total health, not just one facet. You will note improvements in digestion, energy level, and quality of sleep. Its a great way to rejuvenate your whole body! 

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Cosmetic acupuncture is designed to create a more youthful appearance while at the same time address overall health concerns to restore balance and energy to your entire body. Your state of health is reflected on your face, and cosmetic acupuncture is a highly effective alternative to plastic surgery! 

Cosmetic acupuncture reduces fine lines, improves muscle tone, firms jawlines, and reduces jowls. Your skin will be softer and more vibrant, and puffiness will be reduced. Most people see improvements in just 5 treatments, and for optimal results 10 treatments are recommended. 

For more information on any of these therapies, call healing Arts Center today for your complimentary consultation or schedule an appointment at our Valparaiso location! 

FAQ

Acupuncture is, but one technique in the broader context of what is known as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). One of the most important underlying principles of TCM is that mental, physical, and emotional aspects of being a living person are very much connected. It is the hallmark of acupuncture and TCM to address the patient as a whole and not focus on just one particular symptom. For example, someone with low appetite, hard stools, insomnia, heart palpitations, and migraines would likely have separate diagnoses in Western medicine. However, in TCM these seemingly unrelated symptoms are all manifestations of the same underlying imbalance of the qi flow. Acupuncture can effectively treat multiple symptoms with each session. 

These highways carry Qi, or vital energy. Any type of ill health is fundamentally an imbalance of Qi. It could be a blockage of Qi, excessive Qi, a deficiency of Qi, or for most cases a combination of all three. Each individual may be affected differently. 

Acupuncture works to help restore natural health. It is not a magic bullet or quick fix. Think of how many conditions take years to develop. It also takes time to reverse the imbalances that created those conditions. Most people will start to notice results within 2 to 4 treatments. Generally speaking, the longer you have had specific symptoms, the longer it will take to reduce or eliminate those symptoms. Acupuncture can also help prevent degenerative conditions from worsening. 

  • Asthma
  • Back pain
  • Bladder issues
  • Circulatory issues
  • Constipation
  • Drug addictions 
  • Ear and hearing problems
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastrointestinal distress
  • Heart problems
  • Jaw pain
  • Kidney health
  • Liver function
  • Nerve pain
  • Paralysis
  • Prostate conditions
  • Reproductive health issues
  • Sinus problems
  • Skin complaints
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Stroke recovery
  • Throat problems
  • Women’s health issues. 

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Use the form below to request an appointment with one of our providers or to request more information. You will receive a call back from our team for scheduling.

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