Originating in China more than 2,500 years ago, acupuncture is one of the oldest and most commonly used medical treatments in the world. Hundreds of acupuncture points in the human body are connected by meridians, which conduct energy. This energy regulates our spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical well-being. Disruptions to these pathways are believed to be responsible for disease.
needles are gently inserted at specific points on the
body to help balance the Yin and Yang, unblock stagnant energy, and
restore health to the body and mind.
of Americans have safely received acupuncture for
the treatment of a broad spectrum of health
conditions including pain relief.
Acupuncture Techniques at Soaring Crane
Acupuncture: Eric's technique is gentle and calming. Please refer to the "What Can Acupuncture Treat?" section below to learn how acupuncture may benefit you.
Acupuncture & Massage: A synergistic effect is created when receiving acupuncture followed by bodywork. Acupuncture opens the meridians and allows a person to be more receptive to bodywork.
Program: This program consists of a
series or acupuncture treatments designed to help you
Eric's approach to smoking cessation is discussed in the following published articles:
What Can Acupuncture Treat?
The World Health Organization recognizes more than 43 clinical conditions as appropriate for treatment with acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
Addictions - Alcohol, nicotine, and drugs.
Digestive - Abdominal pain, chronic diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, indigestion.
Ear, Nose and Throat - Congestion, ear aches, sore throat.
Emotional and Psychological - Anxiety, depression, insomnia, nervousness, stress.
Gynecological - Irregular or painful periods, menopausal symptoms, PMS.
Musculoskeletal - Back, neck, shoulder and knee pain, muscle cramping and pain, sciatica, tennis elbow.
Neurological - Dizziness, headaches, migraines, post-operative pain.
Respiratory - Asthma, common cold, sinusitis, smoking cessation.
Other - Chronic fatigue, immune system tonification.
Will My Insurance Pay for Acupuncture?
Quite possibly. I am currently a preferred Acupuncture provider with Aetna. I also specialize in PIP (automobile accident-related injury) claims.
Please check with your insurance company regarding your health benefits. Most plans allow you to self-refer for acupuncture.
Spivack practices Thai Massage and
Acupuncture in Seattle, Washington
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