7 ways to know if acupuncture is “working”? 🤔

7 ways to know if acupuncture is “working”? 🤔

How do I know the acupuncture is “working”?

Where to begin?!

During your treatment, here are some things to watch for.

They all indicate that the needles are doing their job. 🎉

  1. 📍Acupuncture chill — You feel a chill rushing over you even though you’re fully dressed and have a blanket or sweater on. This is your sympathetic nervous system (SNS) shutting down and your parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) chiming in to get the healing party started.

  2. 📍Tears — Yup, tears. For no reason at all your eyes might start to water. Again, this is your SNS shutting down and your PNS turning on!

  3. 📍Sleep or feeling like you’re asleep — You may be able to hear noises around you but they sound far in the distance.

  4. 📍Time passes quickly. 

  5. 📍Your limbs jump and “wake you up” — Hello nervous systems doing their jobs!

  6. 📍You’re snoring — When you wake yourself up with a shnarful (yes, a patient has said this word), you know it’s working! (A personal favorite of ours.) 

  7. 📍Pain level drops — If your pain drops from a 9 to a 3 out of 10  before we even get all the needles in, you know you’re cookin’.

And poof just like that you’re armed with 7 tangible ways to know your acupuncture treatment is working.

See you at The Village for your acu-nap!

xo

Sara & Tara

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