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Acupuncture Package with Optional Follow-up Treatments at Philadelphia Mind Body Acupuncture (Up to 59% Off)

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A licensed acupuncturist tailors treatments to individual needs, treating issues such as anxiety, chronic pain, and smoking habits

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Must sign waiver. Must use all sessions within 90 days of initial treatment. Consultation required; non-candidates and other refund requests will be honored before service provided. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The body's internal energy can be easily disrupted by keeping an irregular sleep schedule, repressing anger, or squeezing an ice cube in your hand and slowly lowering your fist into a sink of hot water. Restore the balance with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $37 for a one-hour consultation, exam, and acupuncture treatment ($75 value)
  • $93 for one-hour consultation, exam, and acupuncture treatment, plus two followup treatments ($225 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.

Customer Reviews

Aaron was wonderful. He's highly trained, and greatly skilled as a practitioner. Aaron really takes his time talking with you to get a holistic and comprehensive history, as well as defining your goals for treatment so you really feel like you're playing an active role in your care, which is really important to me. I definitely recommend!
Caryn B. · April 24, 2014
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thanks for the great feedback! Much appreciated!!! I cant see who wrote this, so whoever it is...thanks again
Merchant replied · May 6, 2014
Very nice and courteous service. Took time to ask questions about the problems, worked on the issue and explained what was going on. Great place.
Raphael X. · March 25, 2014
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THanks for this! I cant see who wrote it, but its much appreciated. Aaron
Merchant replied · March 25, 2014
I had not had acupuncture before, so not much to compare it with, but Aaron is great. He is very thorough and knowledgeable and really cares about what he is doing. The acupuncture has helped me and i am continuing to go.
Andrea B. · January 26, 2014
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Thanks for the kind review! I really appreciate it :) (This site doesn't allow me to see who left the review). All the best, Aaron
Merchant replied · February 6, 2014

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