What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a direct form of treatment that offers both immediate and long-term relief of symptoms related to pain, stress, and imbalance. From the traditional Chinese perspective of medicine, acupuncture restores a balance in your system that is necessary for maximum efficacy of treatment and optimal recovery.
Benefits of Acupuncture for Cancer Patients
When performed by a trained, licensed, and experienced practitioner, acupuncture is a highly useful adjunct to conventional oncology care thanks to its effectiveness in reducing the impact side-effects of treatment can have on your day-to-day comfort and quality of life. There is evidence of acupuncture's benefits for mitigating symptoms and side effects including joint pain, nausea, fatigue, depression, nerve-related pain, and low white blood cell counts.
The National Cancer Institute: Questions and Answers About Acupuncture
Visit the National Cancer Institute's Questions and Answers About Acupuncture page to learn more about acupuncture and cancer.
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