One or Two Acupuncture Sessions with Consultation at Theus Acupuncture (Up to 61% Off)

West Palm Beach

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Treat pain, allergies, stress, and other maladies with a natural, ancient technique

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Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required. 2-hr cancellation notice required. Must be 10 and older. Must sign waiver. Consultation required; non-candidates and other refund requests will be honored before service provided. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Acupuncture needles are different from sewing needles, in that they are much tinier and can't be used to attach patches of fake fur to a T-shirt. Feel the difference with this Groupon.

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  • $39 for consultation with one acupuncture session ($99 value)
  • $49 for consultation with two acupuncture sessions ($124 value)

As practiced in ancient Chinese Medicine, acupuncture rebalances the flow of energy through the body. Whether being practiced in its traditional or western forms, acupuncture uses fine needles to target the body’s 12 meridians and redistribute energy. Patients look to these treatments for relief from pain and allergies, to stimulate weight loss, or even to cope with stress and its related symptoms.

Although many fear hospital needles, those used in acupuncture are much less scary. Check out Groupon’s examination of acupuncture needles to ease any lingering aichmophobia.

Acupuncture Needles: Hair-Thin Instruments of Healing

Acupuncture generally doesn’t draw blood—a testament to the skill of professional acupuncturists but also to the special needles used. Unlike the needles commonly feared by hospital-goers, acupuncture needles are thin enough to slip through the skin without breaking any blood vessels. Although most are roughly the thickness of a hair or a pixie’s wand, they come in several varieties for different treatment types: thinner needles provide less stimulation and are therefore used for children or the elderly; shorter needles treat the head and face; and longer needles (up to 5") target the thighs and other fleshy areas to reach points along the theoretical energy pathways known as meridians.

Filiform needles are the most common, comprising a stainless-steel wire sharpened at one end and wrapped with wire at the other to form a handle. With a quick, skilled hand—or the aid of an insertion tube—practitioners insert the tip just beneath the skin’s surface, and although a small prickle may be felt, once the needles are in the patient shouldn’t feel them at all. Today, most acupuncturists use disposable needles for their safety and simplicity, but some may use reusable steel or even gold needles, sterilizing them between use in the same way doctors or guitarists do their instruments.

The practice of acupuncture stretches back more than 5,000 years, well before stainless steel was a household commodity. Archaeologists have dug up traces of the implements early healers used to get energy, or chi, flowing properly through the body: sharpened stones were a popular choice, as were delicate needles of bone.

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    West Palm Beach

    1195 North Military Trail

    Suite 5B

    West Palm Beach, Florida 33409

    561-557-2138

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