cancer treatment

Conscious Health & Wellness Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

the benefits of acupuncture during cancer treatments

Miriam participated in a course for acupuncturists by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital (MSKCC) to learn effective methods to support patients during various Cancer treatments. Acupuncture has been shown to help reduce side-effects of chemotherapy and radiation, alleviate stress and to encourage greater physical and mental health and wellness.

Watch the video below of Yi Chan, LAcDPM, Acupuncturist, give an overview of how acupuncture can help minimize fatigue after cancer treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions About Acupuncture Treatments

 

“Do the needles hurt?”

Acupuncture needles are extremely thin, about the thickness of two of the hairs on your head. The needles are sterile and disposable. Some people feel nothing when a needle is inserted. Others feel a light ache or tingling sensation, which often dissipates within minutes of insertion.

“What can I expect?”

During each treatment you will have the opportunity to discuss your health concerns and goals for treatment. Your initial consultation will be about 2 hours at which Miriam takes a thorough medical and social history and discusses with you a plan for treatment. This also includes an acupuncture treatment. Each additional appointment will be 1 hour and will consist of a consultation and acupuncture treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions About Acupuncture Treatments

 

“Do the needles hurt?”

Acupuncture needles are extremely thin, about the thickness of two of the hairs on your head. The needles are sterile and disposable. Some people feel nothing when a needle is inserted. Others feel a light ache or tingling sensation, which often dissipates within minutes of insertion.

“What can I expect?”

During each treatment you will have the opportunity to discuss your health concerns and goals for treatment. Your initial consultation will be about 2 hours at which Miriam takes a thorough medical and social history and discusses with you a plan for treatment. This also includes an acupuncture treatment. Each additional appointment will be 1 hour and will consist of a consultation and acupuncture treatment.

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