The LA Chiropractor -  - Chiropractor

Ben Shamoiel, DC

Chiropractor located in Los Angeles, CA

Acupuncture Specialist

The Western medical community seems to be embracing acupuncture as a legitimate treatment for pain relief. Last year, the FDA included complementary therapies like acupuncture in its guidelines for physicians who manage pain and several recent clinical studies confirm acupuncture’s effectiveness. At his LA Chiropractor clinic in Los Angeles, board-certified chiropractor Ben Shamoiel treats pain and improves overall well-being with acupuncture. To learn about the many health and wellness benefits acupuncture offers, call or click to schedule an appointment with Dr. Ben today.

Acupuncture Q & A

What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a traditional form of Eastern medicine dating back more than 2,500 years. It involves the insertion of tiny, single-use needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain and other symptoms.

Acupuncture works by restoring the body’s ideal flow of energy or “chi". Acupuncture also works by stimulating nerves that release endorphins to increase feelings of wellness and reduce pain. Acupuncture is used alone or as a complementary treatment to traditional Western medicine.

What conditions does acupuncture treat?

Several large-scale clinical studies have shown acupuncture to be effective in treating many physical and emotional conditions including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Headaches
  • Knee pain
  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Respiratory conditions

For many people, acupuncture not only provides relief from acute and chronic pain, but it also offers an overall sense of relaxation and well-being that increases with ongoing treatment.

Does acupuncture hurt?

After Dr. Yasmin Harounian has thoroughly examined you and discussed your symptoms, she begins the acupuncture treatment. As you lie down in a comfortable position, Dr.Yasmin Harounian gently inserts sterile, single-use needles into various points on the body. Acupuncture needles are as thin as human hair.

After your needles have been inserted, she leaves you to rest for a bit. She may soften the lights and play soft music to help you relax. After anywhere from 20-30 minutes, she returns to remove the needles, and your treatment is complete.

What results can I expect from acupuncture?

Some men and women describe feelings of intense relaxation after acupuncture, while others feel more energized. Relief from pain and other symptoms can happen during or after treatment and increase over in the days or weeks after treatment.

Dr. Yasmin generally recommends multiple acupuncture treatments until you achieve your desired results and less frequent follow-up sessions to maintain them.*

Acupuncture can be used in conjunction with spinal manipulation, nerve alignment, and massage for noticeable, long-lasting pain relief and increased function and mobility.

To learn more about this natural, proven way to achieve relief from pain, call the LA Chiropractor or use the convenient online system to book your appointment today.

*Individual results will vary.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At The LA Chiropractor, we do all the paperwork for you, and we work with most insurance carriers that have chiropractic benefits. We specialize in helping people involved in accidents and work with their medical or auto insurance. If you have any questions regarding insurance, please contact our office. We also offer a free insurance verification check.

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    "Dr. Ben is more than a great Chiropractor, he's positive, health conscious friend who cares about people and the community!"

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    "I've been to 5 or 6 different chiropractors over the last 10 years or so for chronic neck and back issues. Dr. Ben is by far the best."

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    "Dr. Ben has a tranquil sounding voice which puts you at ease, as he goes to work on turning back the clock on your body's functionality."

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    "After one year visiting this AMAZING chiropractor every week, I can truly say my pain is gone, and he was able to get my neck curve back to where it supposed to be."

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The LA Chiropractor
2080 Century Park East, Suite 1503
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-728-4014
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