Can’t Sleep? Get Your Beauty Rest with Acupuncture!

//Can’t Sleep? Get Your Beauty Rest with Acupuncture!

Can’t Sleep? Get Your Beauty Rest with Acupuncture!

Can’t Sleep?  Get Your Beauty Rest with Acupuncture!

Canva MondayIt sounds counterintuitive to use acupuncture to assist with insomnia, the inability to initiate sleep or remain asleep long enough to give your body the rest it needs to function at .  Some may question how relaxing acupuncture can be since the practice of acupuncture includes needles.  Hopefully, by the end of this blog post/article you will begin to visualize how effective acupuncture is and how painless it is.  That’s right!  Acupuncture in painless.  Did you know the needles used in acupuncture is about the size of a hair?  It’s that thin!!!  People receiving acupuncture hardly feel the insertion of the needle.  Once the needle is inserted, it is hardly noticeable!

Before we can discuss how acupuncture can help with sleep disturbances, we first need to understand how acupuncture views the body.  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) recognizes that certain parts of the body influences certain activities.  Disruptions in these body parts results in disruptions of our body’s performance.  Review the following examples to get a better idea:

  • Waking up easily during the night may be a result of heart experiencing too much anxiety
  • Waking up at a specific time during the night may be a result of liver, lung or kidney meridian disorders relating to stress, anger or grief
  • Dream disturbances my show an imbalance or deficiency in the heart, spleen or liver which could be a result of worry
  • Overall difficulty of falling asleep may be a result of an imbalance found in the stomach, liver or gallbladder

Depending on the issues you are struggling with, your acupuncturist will use specific acupuncture placement points and treatments to help bring the body back to balance, resulting in better sleep!

FREE balance-110850_1280Don’t let your fear of needles stop you from trying acupuncture.  The needles used in acupuncture are very different from those used for immunizations and to draw blood.  If the insertion of a tiny needle could make the difference between waking up sluggish and moody or energetic and ready to conquer the world, wouldn’t you want to at least try it?

Do you have questions or need a FREE consultation?  Contact our office today!  We would love to have you visit our office to learn more about acupuncture and help you understand how we can help you!

marie-2015Dr. Marie Perkins, OTR/L, LMT, DOM, Dipl. Ac. – Qualified to Help!

Dr. Marie Perkins works with each of her patients creating and developing a personal healing and health plan, giving them the best course of treatment for the best outcome.

Dr. Marie Perkins is one of the most recognized practitioners in Palm Harbor, Florida as a “non-pharmaceutical” pain specialist.

She is licensed by the National:

  • Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Stop hurting and start living!  Contact East West Healing Solutions today for a FREE consultation.  Discover how we can help you start living pain free again.

Contact Us:

34876 US Highway 19 N
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
Phone: 727-216-3972
Fax: 727-216-3982
Email: drmarie@eastwesthealingsolutions.com/pp3
Web: eastwesthealingsolutions.com/pp3

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About the Author:

Dr. Marie Perkins, OTR/L, LMT, DOM, Dipl. Ac. is one of the most recognized practitioners in Palm Harbor as a “non-pharmaceutical” pain specialist. She is the founder of East West Healing Solutions and is dedicated to helping patients enjoy optimum health. Born and raised in Quebec City Canada, Dr. Perkins received her Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy from University Laval in 1993. Her passion led her to leave everything behind and immigrated to Florida in 1995. She proceeded with acquiring her Massage Therapy license from Bahkti Academy in 1999 and her Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine from the Florida Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2004. Her goal for founding East West Healing Solutions was to be a pioneer in the community working at bridging the gap between Eastern and Western Medicine. She has established strong partnership with Medical Doctors, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, Orthopedic Surgeons, Neurologists, Pain Management Physicians, Doctors of Chiropractic, Rehabilitative Specialists, Athletic Directors, Coaches and Personal Injury Attorneys in the community proving not only that it can be done but also that a cohesive team approach is often the most efficient way to help a patient.. “Over the years I have continued to add to my knowledge in order to be able to help as many patients I possibly could. Most of the time, a joint effort from Western and Eastern Medicine is required to obtain optimal health. For that reason, patients should proactively seek a team of highly trained professionals in various fields, all working toward one common goal; the PATIENT’S best interest. Your health portfolio should be built with the same concepts as your financial portfolio; diversification is the key!, Dr. Marie Perkins tells her patients.” Aside from offering Traditional Acupuncture to Palm Harbor patients, her clinic also offers several other complementary treatments such as Herbal prescriptions, Cupping, Gua Sha, Moxibustion, Diathermia, Dry Aqua Massage, Cold Laser Therapy, Medical Massage and Postural Analysis among others. Dr. Perkins also develops customized, personal healing and health plans for each patient at East West Healing Solutions.

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