Newton Lee, L.Ac. M.Ac. Dipl.Ac. | Virginia Acupuncture

What are the benefits of Acupuncture?

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Oriental medicine is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and National Institutes of Health (NIH). The 1997 NIH Consensus Conference on Acupuncture stated, "The data in support of acupuncture are as strong as those for many accepted Western medical therapies. One of the advantages of acupuncture is that the incidence of adverse effects is substantially lower than that of many drugs or other medical procedures used for some conditions."

Patients who commit to a healthy lifestyle and receive ongoing acupuncture treatment for maintenance and the promotion of good health often experience:

A recent survey of people who receive acupuncture, conducted by Claire Cassidy, Ph.D., indicates that they see their physicians less frequently and use fewer medications. In addition, over two thirds of those surveyed reported having avoided recommended surgery.

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.

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