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How Acupuncture Can Help Treat Your Headaches

By Dr. Brian Kessler |


acupuncture_manhattan.jpgThe goal of acupuncture treatment at Spine and Sports Medicine is to help relieve you from headache pain and restore your quality of life. Headache pain restricts your ability to perform everyday tasks. Through the Chinese medicine marvel of acupuncture, our specialists can help your discover effective and long lasting pain relief. Acupuncture is recognized as an effective alternative pain management procedure by the World Health Organization and the National Institutes for Health.

Acupuncture for Headaches

Therapeutic pain relief treatment through acupuncture helps to circulate energy to your targeted area of discomfort.

  • Pain relief
  • Relief from nausea due to pregnancy and chemotherapy
  • Increasing motor range of motion
  • Expediting recovery time

Acupuncture is a vital component of a multidisciplinary therapeutic practice treating:

  • Chronic pain
  • Acute pain
  • Neurological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Joint pain
  • Headaches
  • TMJ

Cost-Effective Acupuncture for Headaches

The acupuncture specialists at Spine and Sports Medicine will comprehensively review your health history and obtain a solid understanding of the source of your headache pain.

The frequency of your subsequent acupuncture treatments will depend on:

  • The severity of your medical condition
  • The intensity of your pain
  • The length of time you have been experiencing your medical condition

After gauging your body’s response to the first treatment, the frequency of treatments will be determined by the acupuncturist. For optimum results, one to two treatments per week initially will create the momentum in treatment you need to obtain lasting results. As your condition improves, acupuncture therapy will be scheduled less frequently to allow for combining other recommended therapeutic treatment.

Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Headache Treatment

Your acupuncture treatments will be more effective when combined with Spine and Sports Medicine’s Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Services.

Out-of-Network Coverage for Acupuncture

At Spine and Sports Medicine, there is no requirement for you to delay acupuncture treatment for your headache pain by having to obtain an outside primary physician referral. Most PPOs have out-of-network benefits covering the cost of your headache pain treatment. Out-of-network benefits allow the cost of doctors not listed in your PPO directory to be covered by your insurance policy. Our insurance experts will help you determine your coverage, your deductible, and assist in processing your claims.

Convenient One-Stop Acupuncture Treatment

Discover convenient and effective acupuncture treatment within the warm and inviting spa-like environment at Spine and Sports Medicine. We offer a vast array of appointment availability at a time convenient for you.

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Off-hours for scheduling appointments
  • Selected evenings appointments throughout the work week
  • Mornings or afternoons on Saturdays

Spine and Sports Medicine is headache treatment center providing a vast array of therapies within one convenient Midtown Manhattan location. Please click the icon below to schedule your initial consultation at a time convenient for you – or – call 212.986.3888.

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