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Acupuncture in
Gilbert, Arizona

A world of relaxation, rejuvenation, and restoration awaits. If you are looking to reduce stress and muscular tension, consider the power of acupuncture. At DrSkin Med Spa, our skilled acupuncturists are offering this healing practice to enhance your overall well-being. Whether combined with other treatments or used as a standalone, acupuncture has numerous benefits that are bound to make you feel more vitalized.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient healing art that has stood the test of time for over 2,000 years. Rooted in traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is based on the profound understanding of the body’s energy system and its connection to overall health and vitality. The foundation of acupuncture lies in the concept of Qi, the vital life force that flows through our bodies.

According to traditional Chinese medicine, when Qi becomes blocked or imbalanced, it can manifest as physical, emotional, or mental symptoms. By carefully inserting thin, sterile needles into specific points along the meridians, our skilled acupuncturists aim to restore the smooth and balanced flow of Qi, facilitating the body’s innate ability to heal itself.

It is a safe and effective therapeutic modality that may address a wide range of conditions, from chronic pain and stress-related ailments to digestive disorders and hormonal imbalances.

How Does Acupuncture Work?

Acupuncture works by activating the body’s natural healing mechanisms. The insertion of thin, sterile needles at strategic points stimulates the nervous system, releasing endorphins and other neurotransmitters. This process regulates pain perception, reduces inflammation, and promotes the restoration of balance within the body. Acupuncture also enhances blood circulation, optimizes energy flow, and supports the body’s self-healing capabilities.

The Benefits of Acupuncture

You can enjoy a myriad of benefits from a single acupuncture session or several. Take a look at what acupuncture can do for you:

  • Pain Relief: Acupuncture is renowned for its effectiveness in alleviating various types of pain, including migraines, back pain, neck pain, arthritis, and sports injuries. By targeting the underlying causes of pain, acupuncture offers natural and long-lasting relief.
  • Stress Reduction: The treatment stimulates the production of endorphins, promoting relaxation, improving sleep quality, and fostering emotional well-being.
  • Digestive Harmony: Acupuncture has been found to be effective in treating digestive disorders such as bloating, acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and constipation. By addressing imbalances in the digestive system, acupuncture promotes optimal gut health and supports digestive harmony.
  • Supported Immune System: You can also enjoy a stronger immune system. Acupuncture stimulates your circulatory system, in turn reducing inflammation and assisting with recovery.
  • Can Be Mixed With Other Medical Spa Services: If you wish to get more out of your time at DrSkin Med Spa, consider pairing acupuncture with a massage, facial, body contouring, or other non-invasive treatments.

Furthermore, in ancient Chinese medicine, it is believed that acupuncture can help promote emotional balance and boost your energy levels and vitality. These additional benefits are tied into the physical ones. By reducing stress and easing tension in the body, you can experience regulated emotions and gain a sense of inner peace. When you are feeling better, you also tend to feel more energized and alive.

What Happens During an Acupuncture Session?

Each acupuncture session begins with a brief consultation, where your acupuncturist aims to get a sense of your needs and create a serene, comfortable environment for you. Based on this consultation, your acupuncturist will develop a customized treatment plan that is tailored to your needs.

The actual session begins with the practitioner gently inserting ultra-thin, sterile needles into specific acupuncture points on your body. These points coincide with the regions or symptoms you are trying to relieve. The process is generally painless, and many clients find it deeply soothing and rejuvenating.

As you lie comfortably on a cozy treatment bed, you can allow yourself to drift into a state of deep relaxation. Soft music, dimmed lighting, and a tranquil ambiance further enhance the therapeutic experience. Your acupuncturist may incorporate additional techniques such as moxibustion (heat therapy), cupping, or herbal recommendations to optimize your results.

Generally, you can resume your daily activities after your treatment at DrSkin Med Spa. If you are feeling tired after your session, please take some time to rest. In rare cases, you may experience some tenderness or bruising at the sites where the needles were inserted. However, any discomfort experienced is typically minimal and will resolve quickly.

You may also receive some aftercare tips from the team at DrSkin after your session.

Are There Any Contraindications?

Acupuncture is generally safe for most individuals; however, there are a few considerations to keep in mind. It is important to inform your acupuncturist about any pre-existing medical conditions, medications, or allergies you may have. If you have a bleeding disorder or are taking blood-thinning medications, it is essential to consult with our experienced acupuncturists to ensure your safety.

Pregnant women are advised to discuss acupuncture with their healthcare provider before proceeding, as certain acupuncture points are contraindicated during pregnancy.

Our team can also recommend other services with benefits similar to acupuncture that you may also enjoy.

Experience the Healing Power of Acupuncture Today

Acupuncture is a time-honored practice that is now available at DrSkin Med Spa. Our experienced acupuncturists combine their expertise with a nurturing approach to create a tranquil space for healing and rejuvenation. Embark on a transformative journey of health and vitality with acupuncture at DrSkin Med Spa. Contact us today to schedule your acupuncture session and discover the powerful benefits of this ancient healing practice.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Rohit Jaiswal

Medical Doctor

Dr. Rohit Jaiswal, M.D., is a highly skilled and board-certified cosmetic physician at DrSkin Med Spa in Gilbert, Arizona. With his extensive expertise in aesthetic medicine, Dr. Jaiswal is dedicated to helping patients enhance their natural beauty and achieve their desired aesthetic goals. His commitment to patient care is reflected in his personalized approach, ensuring that each individual receives tailored treatments that address their unique needs and concerns.

Dr. Jaiswal’s passion for staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in cosmetic procedures allows him to offer cutting-edge treatments and deliver exceptional results. With his gentle demeanor and meticulous attention to detail, Dr. Jaiswal consistently provides a safe and comfortable environment for his patients, making their experience at DrSkin Med Spa truly exceptional.

Dr. Naomi Placella

Naturopathic Medical Doctor

Dr. Naomi Placella NMD, is a Top Naturopathic Doctor and leader in Integrative Medicine. She blends the best of modern medical science with traditional, natural approaches to not only treat but restore health and maintain optimal wellness.

Dr. Placella has 10 years of experience in medicine and seven years of aesthetic experience performing injections of Neurotoxins, Fillers, Sculptra, Radiesse, and much more. She is also fluent in PDO Threads, PRP/PRF treatments for facial rejuvenation and hair restoration, and treatments that will tighten and tone the skin. Dr. Placella also offers Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, IV therapy, and weight-loss management.

Dr. Placella’s holistic approach to aesthetic medicine aligns seamlessly to DrSkin Med Spa’s bespoke approach to treatment because human beings are a complex network of interrelated systems, not just a symptom or sum of symptoms, and as a result need custom-designed treatment protocols to address the multi-facets of our entire being.

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Gilbert, Arizona 85234



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