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What To Expect With Trigger Point Acupuncture

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Quick & Comfortable

Trigger Point Acupuncture is quick and effective, you’re in and out of the office in 30 minutes.

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Treatment Course

The number of procedures you will need will vary based on your specific condition, the amount of time you’ve had it, etc.

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Accurate Evaluation

Once you are evaluated, Gregory Carey, L.Ac. will assess your condition and give you an estimate of the number of treatments likely needed based on clinical and evidence based data.

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The Process

The Trigger Point process is repeated 2-3 times a week until maximum improvement is seen. Then a maintenance regimen is often prescribed to prevent recurrence. Maintenance may be as little as 1-2 times per month.

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Absence Of Symptoms

Trigger Point Acupuncture can and often results in a complete absence of symptoms, even in severe pain conditions that have been present for years.

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Effective When Paired With Acupuncture

Trigger Point Acupuncture is most effective when paired with Acupuncture Therapy simultaneously.

Conditions We Treat With Trigger Point Acupuncture

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  • Back & Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Hip & Gluteal Pain
  • Muscular Strains
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Whiplash
  • TMJ
  • Stenosis
  • SI Syndrome
  • Sciatica
  • Headaches
  • Headaches – Migraine & Tension Types

And Many More
Health Conditions

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Common Questions About Trigger Point Acupuncture

Is Trigger Point Acupuncture The Same As Acupuncture?

Trigger Point Acupuncture is a highly refined form of acupuncture that utilizes a specialized acupuncture technique to modify the status tight muscle spasms and adhesions in the body. Its proper application can target of a wide variety of pain patterns and movement impairments.

How Does Trigger Point Acupuncture Help?

When Trigger Point Acupuncture is applied to a muscle spasm, it can decrease muscle fiber adhesions or tightness, increase blood flow, and reduce pain & muscle tenderness.

Does Trigger Point Acupuncture Hurt?

Trigger Point Acupuncture is typically experienced as a non painful muscle “twitch” or “jump” that indicates a therapeutic release of the stored tension in the local myofascial tissues.

Is Trigger Point Acupuncture Covered By Insurance?

We are out of network with most insurance companies and do not bill third party or private insurance directly. We can provide you with a super bill that you can submit to your insurance company for possible reimbursement. The good news is, that you are the one in charge of what procedures you get, not an insurance company, and trigger point acupuncture is very affordable.

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Our initial consultation fee is $40 and by appointment only

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