Acupuncture Burnsville MN

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine, which today is classified as alternative or complementary medicine. Acupuncturists insert hair-thin needles into the body at specific acupuncture points that are connected by meridians that conduct energy, or “qi”. Acupuncture may help to balance the energetic system. Read on to learn more and to find acupuncturists in Burnsville, MN.

Bernard O'Brien
(952) 373-0153
101 W Burnsville Pkwy
Burnsville, MN
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Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Oxboro Family Chiropractic
(952) 856-0978
9864 Lyndale Ave S
Bloomington, MN
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Monday-Friday 9am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 3pm
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Molly Mallory L.Ac.
(952) 237-3700
6545 France Avenue South
Edina, MN
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Steven Sonmore, L.Ac., OBT
(612) 866-4000
5841 Pleasant Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN
Business
Complete Oriental Medical Care
Specialties
Acupuncture, Allergies, Facial Rejuvenation, Migraines, Impotence, Emotional Balancing
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Health Partners
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: MN Institute of Acupuncture & Herbal Studies, 1994
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Association of MN
Member of the Council of Healthcare Providers
Languages Spoken: English

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Davis Chiropractic
(952) 373-0535
5050 W 36th St ste 100
St Louis Park, MN
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Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Acu Chiropractic Wellness Center
(651) 317-8276
4590 Scott Trl
Eagan, MN
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Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Molly Mallory, L.Ac.
(952) 237-3700
6640 Lyndale Avenue South
Richfield, MN
Business
Sage Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, LLC
Specialties
Acupuncture, Mental Health Addiction Infertility Digestive Disorders Pain
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Call for details
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Additional Information
Member Organizations: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association of Minnesota
Languages Spoken: English

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Nokomis Chiropractic and Wellness
(612) 844-0874
5313 Lyndale Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
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Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Jennifer E. Winer L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., MSOM
(612) 226-8840
8421 Wayzata Blvd., #220
Golden Valley, MN
Specialties
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Therapy, Cupping, Gua Sha, Tuina, Moxibustion, Auricular Therapy, Nutritional Counseling.
Insurance
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, 2003
Additional Information
Member Organizations: AOMALLIANCE, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association of Minnesota


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Acqua Chiropractic
(952) 373-1973
4833 Minnetonka Blvd
St Louis Park, MN
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

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Acupressure or Acupuncture – Fingers or Needles

Acupressure and acupuncture are not one in same techniques. They differ slightly because acupuncture makes use of thin needles in approaching health concerns while acupressure never breaks the skin. On the other hand, they do a have a few things in common. For instance, both are centered on touching meridians which carry energy or chi along those meridians right through an individuals’ body.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) clearly states that illness occurs due to the blockage of chi in any of fourteen different meridians. Acupressure and acupuncture both advocate the free flow of energy without obstructions. Both methods are used to treat arthritis, allergies, migraine headaches, depression, menstrual cramps, nausea and anxieties.

Because acupuncture uses very thin, long needles to puncture the skin it should be performed by an experienced practitioner who is skilled in traditional Chinese medicine. Acupressure is much less technical; it can therefore be learned from a book and may even be; in some instances, performed on oneself. Somewhat surprisingly, acupressure was practiced long before acupuncture became known.

In addition, since acupuncture requires the skilled use of a tool (needles) it requires much greater accuracy in order to bring quick relief whereas acupressure is less precise since the only tool is the practitioners finger. Due to the release of toxins or through realignment of muscle groups, in some instances acupuncture can result in some short term, minor side effects.

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Acupuncturists

Acupuncturist Education & Training

Acupuncturists are trained in anatomy, physiology, and many other areas of science and medicine. They have comprehensive knowledge about the nervous system (i.e., central nervous system and peripheral nervous system) and the vascular system (i.e., deep vascular system and superficial vascular system) and understand the mechanism of action between insertion of acupuncture needles and the reactions of body tissues and nerves.

Education and training in acupuncture takes several years. Acupuncturists undergo training in a number of different areas, including acupuncture treatment, clinical acupuncture, diagnosis and evaluation, needle placement, stimulation techniques, and sterilization procedures.

In the United States, there are a number of accredited schools that offer education and training programs in acupuncture. These programs usually take about 4 years to complete. After successful completion of an acupuncture program, students are awarded a Master of Science in Acupuncture. A few schools also offer advanced education and training, leading to a doctorate degree in acupuncture. To practice acupuncture in the United States, students must then take and pass a state licensing examination.

Medical doctors and other candidates for certification in medical acupuncture (e.g., osteopathic physicians, dentists) must meet specific requirements in education, training, and experience. They must hold a valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine; must complete at least 300 hours of education and clinical training in an acupuncture program approved by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM); and must have 2 years of experience in medical acupuncture.

Standards for medical acupuncturists are maintained by the American Board of Medical Acupuncture (ABMA). Once a physician has completed these requirements, he or she is considered "board eligible" in acupuncture. The doctor then has 2 years ...

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