What’s Different about Community Acupuncture?

Posted on Mar 1, 2012

What’s Different about Community Acupuncture?

Most acupuncturists in the U.S. treat patients on tables in isolated rooms. This is not traditional in Asia, where acupuncture usually occurs in a community setting, with simple treatments repeated frequently for best results. At Good Medicine Community Acupuncture, patients remain fully clothed in comfortable recliners in our quiet, soothing community room. Treating patients this way has many benefits beyond being more affordable. Many people find it comforting to have others around them rather than being isolated in a private room, in the same way that a restaurant with great food isn’t quite the same if you’re the only person in it. Treatments in a group setting also promote a collective healing environment, yielding quicker, longer-lasting results than would be possible otherwise.


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