Acupuncture Germantown MD

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 Germantown, MD 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.

King Chiropractic Institute
(301) 337-8906
19392 Montgomery Vlg Ave # A
Gaithersburg, MD
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Contact King Chiropractic Institute Today!
Hours
Monday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Acute Spine Therapy & Rehab
(240) 753-0909
20 A Montgomery Village Ave
Gaithersburg, MD
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

King Chiropractic Institute
(301) 202-1115
9812 Falls Road, Suite 204
Potomac, MD
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Contact King Chiropractic Institute Today!
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Thursday 2:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

The Spinal Correction & Wellness Center
(240) 516-7687
5912 Hubbard Drive
Rockville, MD
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Complimentary consultation to see if you are a candidate for our services.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday Closed
Saturday 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Herndon Chiropractic & Acupuncture Care
(571) 449-6979
694 Pine St
Herndon, VA
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Physiological therapeutic services offered!

Only Anthem Blue Cross and CareFirst Blue Cross accepted.

Dr. Khalsa also specializes in weight loss and lifetime weight management.
Hours
Monday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic

Maximum Performance Chiropractic
(301) 337-7823
4 Professional Dr # 139
Gaithersburg, MD
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Contact us today to schedule your Chiropractic Exam! First Visit Exam and X-ray Just $ 29.99 ! Offer valid for the first 10 new patients this month.
I'm sure we can help you!
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

The Spinal Correction and Wellness Center
(240) 516-7685
9811 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD
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Complimentary ""Discovery"" visit to see if you are a candidate for our services.
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, 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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

ProHealth Chiropractic Wellness Center
(240) 242-5867
11214 Old Georgetown Rd.
Rockville, MD
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Call today to schedule an appointment!
Print this coupon for $50 off your first visit
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Massage Therapy, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

King Chiropractic Institute
(240) 489-6118
3280 Urbana Pike, Suite 206
Urbana, MD
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Contact King Chiropractic Institute to schedule an appointment today!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Keegan Chiropractic
(703) 957-9917
44335 Premier Plaza
Ashburn, VA
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$20 off your first visit if you mention this Ad.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, 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, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

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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