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Desert Winds Community Acupuncture

2006 Southern Boulevard Southeast, Rio Rancho

Three, Six, or Nine Acupuncture Sessions at Desert Winds Community Acupuncture (Up to 52% Off)

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Clients relax in reclining chairs in quiet common room as practitioners treat pain, stress, and other ills with a natural, ancient technique

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Evelyntop reviewer helpful reviewer
8 ratings7 reviews
December 6, 2015
I have referred two people since I have begun my treatment with Jane Both are happy Jane has helped me a lot
6 ratings3 reviews
October 19, 2015
Jane is very nice and attentive to your needs
Evelyntop reviewer helpful reviewer
8 ratings7 reviews
October 13, 2015
Jane is great. She listens and is an expert. I will return to see her again. Thank you.
Oakleytop reviewer
13 ratings8 reviews
September 12, 2015
Very effective treatment! Thank you, Jane!

About This Deal

Choose from Three Options

  • $27 for three customized acupuncture sessions ($55 value)
  • $49 for six customized acupuncture sessions ($100 value)
  • $69 for nine customized acupuncture sessions ($145 value)

Acupuncture Needles: Hair-Thin Instruments of Healing

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 generally doesn’t draw blood—a testament to the skill of professional acupuncturists but also to the special needles they use. 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 often used for children or the elderly; shorter needles treat the head and face; and longer needles (up to 5 inches long) target the thighs and other fleshy areas to reach points along the body’s theoretical energy pathways, known as meridians.

Filiform needles are the most common, comprising a stainless-steel wire sharpened at one end and wrapped 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 due to 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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