Archive for the ‘Acupuncture’ Category

What is Auricular Acupuncture?
Posted on: October 8th, 2020 by REP Physio

When you come in for acupuncture at REP Physio with Elmira, you may occasionally receive ear seeds (small round needles taped to the ear) along with your regular treatment. They are not used with every client but can be helpful in the treatment of migraines, headaches, smoking cessation, weight loss, or insomnia. Auricular acupuncture is […]

Improving your Immune System with Acupuncture and Acupressure
Posted on: March 16th, 2020 by REP Physio

Your immune system protects your body from external factors such as viruses and bacteria that cause illness and infections as well as fighting cancer cells from within the body. If you frequently catch cold or other infections this shows that your immune system is weakened and needs support. Signs of a poor immune system include: […]

Acupuncture For A Better Sleep
Posted on: October 29th, 2019 by REP Physio

  Acupuncture is useful to help relieve both the side effects and causes of poor sleep. It is beneficial to: Calm your mind to allow better sleep and balances your system to better deal with change. Improve immune function and energy levels that result as an effect of poor sleep Relieve pain which may be […]

Is Acupuncture Right for You?
Posted on: March 13th, 2018 by REP Physio

Although acupuncture has been around for thousands of years, for many people it is a new and unfamiliar form of medicine. Acupuncture is probably best known for addressing pain-related concerns, and increasingly in the past few years, for the treatment of infertility. In addition, acupuncture is beneficial in the treatment of many other concerns, including […]

How Acupuncture Treats Chronic Pain
Posted on: January 17th, 2017 by REP Physio

When people think of acupuncture they often think of a friend who used it for a knee injury or an aching back. Although acupuncture has many applications, pain control is one of its most popular uses. The exact mechanism of how it reduces pain is unknown. However, emerging studies are showing us more precisely what […]

Better Yoga Through Acupuncture
Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by REP Physio

Have you ever thought about how acupuncture can improve your yoga? Together they are both highly beneficial practices that move the blood and energy (qi) in the body. Unfortunately, when we are hurt or recovering from exercise, qi and blood flow can stagnate resulting in the muscles becoming tight and torn during the healing process. […]

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