Early in acupuncture's development, people theorized that acupuncture needles worked by knitting cozy subdermal sweaters to comfort aching bodies. Snuggle into a session of stress relief with today's Groupon: for $40, you get an acupuncture treatment and a complimentary pretreatment consultation at Anoka Massage & Pain Therapy in Anoka (an $85 value).
A giant rooftop "Relax" sign beckons stressed bodies into the soothing haven of Anoka Massage & Pain Therapy, where a licensed acupuncturist maneuvers needles to draw out tension and pain through centuries-old techniques. Come prepared to lay bare your corporeal concerns in an initial acupuncture consultation, during which the practitioner will devise a strategy to remedy recurring aches, stress, low energy, digestive troubles, or squeaky kneecaps. Once the proper prick-points are diagnosed, soon-to-be-soothed bodies recline on a comfy table while the therapist inserts fine, sterile needles into locales carefully chosen to stimulate the flow of energy, or qi, throughout the body. Anoka Massage & Pain Therapy extends its welcome to weary bones into evening and Saturday hours, offering busy bodies an alternative to begging for a back rub from the bus driver.
Anoka Massage & Pain Therapy
The bodywork experts at Anoka Massage & Pain Therapy believe in the healing power of relaxation and do their best to drive away unhealthy stress with massage therapy and acupuncture. Staffers are trained in a number of Eastern and Western modalities, including shiatsu, tui na, and myofascial release, focusing on pressure points or wadded-up connective tissue. During needling sessions, acupuncturists take aim at tension and a host of other ailments, such as allergies, depression, and ice-cream headaches.
219 E Main St.
Anoka, Minnesota 55303