Acupuncture is a safe and effective therapy that can relieve pain and improve one’s health naturally. During treatment, very thin, hair-like needles will be placed in strategic points of your body to help restore your health, and acupuncture can help treat a number of conditions, including stress, insomnia, lower back pain and migraines. 

Acupuncture is known to have positive effects, and patients will notice a difference after a few sessions. Here are just some of the benefits of acupuncture:

1. Relief from chronic pain

Acupuncture can help provide patients with relief from chronic pain, and if you suffer from lower back pain or knee pain, this treatment can make a difference. Acupuncture can lower discomfort levels and improve your function, and this treatment is effective for those who are looking for chronic pain management. 

2. Help with allergic asthma

Asthma that is triggered by allergens like pollen, dust, food and mould may be treated by acupuncture, and patients may notice a reduction in their asthma symptoms. 

3. Control nausea and vomiting

These are common side effects of chemotherapy, and medications that help control nausea and vomiting are often not enough. Acupuncture is an alternative solution patients can turn to because it is a safe and effective therapy for patients with cancer who are struggling with nausea and vomiting as a result of chemotherapy. Additionally, acupuncture can also help ease and prevent nausea during pregnancy, and many women will benefit from these treatments while pregnant. 

4. Improved sleep

People with insomnia will struggle in life, as will people who experience sleep disturbances. Sedatives are one option, but long-term use may cause negative side effects. Acupuncture, on the other hand, is a safe alternative that can improve your sleep quality and provide you with a good night’s rest. Acupuncture will calm your sympathetic nervous system and will better prepare your body for sleep.

5. Prevent and reduce headaches and migraines

Acupuncture has the power to alleviate painful headaches or migraines, and patients may experience a reduction in the frequency of their migraines. Some patients will find that acupuncture can prevent migraines and headaches altogether. 

6. Ease menstrual cramps

Women who suffer from painful periods may benefit from acupuncture as this form of therapy can help relieve menstrual pain. You may experience improvements in pain intensity and will feel more comfortable during your period. 

7. Recovery after surgery

Patients may deal with a number of symptoms after surgery, including nausea, restlessness, pain and vomiting. Acupuncture can help provide you with relief and will promote healing, and you will notice significant improvements in sleep, anxiety, pain, nausea, fatigue and drowsiness after receiving acupuncture treatments. 


Are you ready to enjoy the benefits of acupuncture? Dr. Michelle Cadastral can provide you with more information regarding this treatment and why it is worth trying. Acupuncture is an effective therapy that can treat a variety of health concerns, and we will discuss your specific condition to determine how acupuncture can help. I have been serving patients in Oshawa for years, and you can contact my office at any time to schedule an appointment! Call (289) 274-7880.