Broadway Wellness PC
Ellen Levan, MD
Internal Medicine & Primary Care Physician located in Fairlawn, NJ
The power of small needles can stimulate healing from allergies, infertility, hormone imbalances, and more. To learn how acupuncture can benefit you, visit Broadway Wellness PC in Elmwood Park, New Jersey. Ellen Levan, MD and her team of specialists provide personalized acupuncture sessions to help relieve your symptoms and support long-term wellness. Book your consultation by calling the office or scheduling online today.
Acupuncture Q & A
What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a medical practice that originated in China. An acupuncturist uses fine, sterile needles to stimulate specific points on your skin.
The theory behind acupuncture is that it raises qi, which is energy that runs along set pathways or meridians in the body. When an acupuncturist stimulates areas along these meridians, it enhances the body’s nervous system, immune system, circulation, and organ health.
Acupuncture can enhance the benefits of other medical treatments or, in some cases, replace the need for medication.
What does an acupuncture treatment feel like?
Everyone experiences acupuncture differently, but most people find it relaxing and comfortable. You just lie on a cushioned table while your practitioner places small needles just underneath the surface of the skin. The needles are so fine that you barely feel them, and you can relax or sleep during the treatment.
Depending on the points your acupuncturist stimulates, you might feel more relaxed or more energized after your session.
What results can I expect from acupuncture?
Some people report immediate results after an acupuncture treatment. You might feel an improvement in symptoms, more energy, less pain, or a general sense of well-being.
Many people benefit from several sessions over the course of a few weeks or months. This gives your body time to heal and reach a more balanced state.
Combined with other methods or as a stand-alone approach, acupuncture treatment can stimulate healing, improve the quality of your sleep, boost your mood, and provide the conditions your body needs to function optimally.
Why should I consider acupuncture?
If you’re interested in more alternative healing methods, acupuncture is a great place to start. As a painless, effective, evidence-based treatment, it can enhance your other treatments and stimulate total body wellness at any age.
In some cases, acupuncture can also offer symptom relief where other methods have failed.
To learn more about acupuncture treatment, book a one-on-one consultation with the online scheduling tool or call the office today.