Acupuncture Brevard NC

Acupuncture is a type of alternative medicine, which is used to treat disease or promote general health through insertion of needles in the skin. Read on to learn more information on acupuncture in Brevard, NC and get access to information on acupuncture points, pain relief, acupuncture treatment, acupuncture techniques, ear acupuncture, and micro acupuncture, as well as advice and content on choosing acupuncturists.

Humiston Family Chiropractic
(828) 581-9901
1303 7th Ave E # A
Hendersonville, NC
Promotion
Free Consultation. Let's discuss your health concerns first and then decide together how chiropractic may help you, before you pay for any services required.
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Vickie Johnson
(828) 884-4616
529 Country Club Rd.
Brevard, NC
 
Hope Peek, L.Ac., MSOM, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)
(704) 595-9878
700 East Boulevard
Charlotte, NC
Business
Charlotte Acupuncture and Wellness Center, In
Specialties
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine Tui Na Acupressure Nutritional Therapy Thermal Therapies
Doctor Information
Residency Training: Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
Medical School: Southwest Acupuncture College - Santa Fe, NM,
Additional Information
Member Organizations: AAOM NCAAOM


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Russ Chiropractic
(910) 541-1935
5710 Oleander Drive Ste 207
Wilmington, NC
Promotion
Schedule a consultation and receive a coupon for a half off massage of 60 min or more when you mention Felix!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Creedmoor Wellness Center
(919) 283-9985
602 N. Durham Ave.
Creedmoor, NC
Promotion
Mention you saw us on Felix and Dr. Cheryl will make your first vist and exam $25 rather than the normal $250
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Bruce Ladd
(828) 877-5797
656 Country Club Rd.
Brevard, NC
 
Alternative Chiropractic: A Creating Wellness Center
(704) 326-1095
484-D Williamson Rd.
Mooresville, NC
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Binder Chiropractic Center
(704) 594-2136
2124 Statesville Blvd
Salisbury, NC
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Brower Chiropractic Center
(919) 576-1688
6009 Falls Of Neuse Rd
Raleigh, NC
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Personal Injury

Integrative Chiropractic/ Wellness One
(919) 576-1550
4089 Davis Dr
Morrisville, NC
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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Acupuncture Reduces Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment As Much As Conventional Drug Therapy

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Acupuncture is as effective and longer-lasting in managing the common debilitating side effects of hot flashes, night sweats, and excessive sweating (vasomotor symptoms) associated with breast cancer treatment and has no treatment side effects compared to conventional drug therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study presented September 24, 2008, at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology's 50th Annual Meeting in Boston.

Findings also show there were additional benefits to acupuncture treatment for breast cancer patients, such as an increased sense of well being, more energy, and in some cases, a higher sex drive, that were not experienced in those patients who underwent drug treatment for their hot flashes.

"Our study shows that physicians and patients have an additional therapy for something that affects the majority of breast cancer survivors and actually has benefits, as opposed to more side effects. The effect is more durable than a drug commonly used to treat these vasomotor symptoms and, ultimately, is more cost-effective for insurance companies," Eleanor Walker, M.D., lead author of the study and a radiation oncologist at the Henry Ford Hospital Department of Radiation Oncology in Detroit, said.

The reduction in hot flashes lasted longer for those breast cancer patients after completing their acupuncture treatment, compared to patients after stopping their drug therapy plan.

Eighty percent of women treated for breast cancer suffer from hot flashes after being treated with chemotherapy and/or anti-estrogen hormones, such as Tamoxifen and Arimidex. Although hormone replacement therapy is typically used to relieve these symptoms, breast cancer patients cannot use this therapy because it may increase the risk of the cancer coming back. As a treatment alternative, patients are generally treated with steroids and/or antidepressant drugs. These drugs, however, have additional side effects, such as weight gain, nausea, constipation and fatigue. The antidepressant, venlafaxine (Effexor), a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, is one of the most common drugs used to treat these hot flashes. However, many women decide against this treatment choice because of potential side effects, including decreased libido, insomnia, dizziness and nausea, or because they simply do not want to take any more medications.

The randomized clinical trial compared acupuncture treatment to venlafixine for 12 weeks to find out if acupuncture reduced vasomotor symptoms in breast cancer patients receiving hormonal therapy and produced fewer side effects than venlafaxine. The study involved 47 breast cancer patients who received either Tamoxifen or Arimidex and had at least 14 hot flashes per week. Results show that acupuncture reduces hot flashes as effectively as venlafaxine, with no side effects, and also provides additional health benefits to patie...

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