Expert Acupuncture Near Minneapolis, MN Dr Josh Eha holds a doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and has 20 years of clinical experience. He combines the effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine, one of the oldest continuously practiced systems of medicine in the world, with modern advances of biomedicine to optimize improvement of the human body. See what our patients have to say. Whether you suffer from back pain, neck pain, anxiety, insomnia, or any of these other common ailments, the broad effectiveness of acupuncture relies on maximizing the body’s own healing mechanisms for your improvement. Expertise in Sports Medicine Acupuncture, Emotional Energy Clearing, and Chinese Herbs enhances and broadens efficacy.

Located near 55 and 494, minutes from Minneapolis.

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Acupuncture needles attune the body’s nervous system, engaging and maximizing the greatest medicine there is- your body’s ability to heal itself.  It initiates a whole host of chemical reactions that are anti-inflammatory, calming, centering, strengthening and pain relieving.  The treatment is incredibly safe and effective. Acupuncture is also very comfortable.  Most patients enjoy the relaxing, mind-clearing, discomfort-reducing response the body has to acupuncture.  Think of it as a massage for your entire system- circulatory, nervous, digestive, respiratory, endocrine, reproductive and emotional.  When your holistic body is working in harmony, we are at our peak wellness.  

Free Yourself With Acupuncture
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Pain Free
Our technique for Sports Medicine Acupuncture combines the best remedies and methods of the East and West so you can get back to doing what makes you thrive.
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Emotionally Free
Over 85% of disease is stress related. Fortunately, there is a way to overcome the destruction our unconscious limitations can cause with effective energy clearing therapy.
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Dysfunction Free
Our comprehensive, sophisticated pulse diagnosis can reveal the myriad ways our inner imbalances cause blockages and disharmony. Then we begin the healing process.
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Total Freedom
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can free you from physical pain, emotional imbalance and mental disharmony. The relief that opens from within can be transformational.

How much does acupuncture cost?

How many treatments of acupuncture do I need? Some conditions can be improved with one visit while others can take several years. Predicting the number of treatments one needs depends on the nature of the concern. Different tissues and systems heal at different rates. The length of time one has had the concern and other complicating factors can play a role. That stated, on your initial visit we will set up a treatment plan so you have a better idea of how often you will be coming in and what results to expect.  

 

Can acupuncture really cure?

If, by “cure,” we mean ameliorate symptoms so that they do not return, then YES. For the majority of patients, this is the goal and the expected result. Acupuncture is not a band-aid. It does not have the reputation for offering only short-term benefits. We are not doing our job if benefits do not outlast the treatment cycle. 

 

How bad does acupuncture hurt?

Acupuncture does not hurt like an injection. Even though they are made of the same material, acupuncture needles are much smaller than hypodermic needles. They are solid, not hollow. Finally, with an experienced acupuncture specialist, who can insert well over 100 needles per day in the clinic, discomfort is minimized. Most patients find the experience relaxing and rejuvenating. 

 

Is needling the same as acupuncture?

In short, yes. These terms are synonymous. A common misconception is that “dry needling” is different from acupuncture. It is not. The same needles are used, the same techniques are used and the same approach is used by Sports Medicine Acupuncturists. The difference is training. Acupuncturists have 3-4 years of full-time, rigorous education then specialize in acupuncture clinically. Dry Needling providers are normally chiropractors or physical therapists with 100 hours of training or less and only practice needling as an adjunct to their own medicines.

 

Does acupuncture hurt the next day?

Acupuncture normally does not cause discomfort after your visits. There can occasionally be soreness for a couple of hours similar to post-workout muscle soreness but that is relatively rare and can be minimized on future visits.

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