Category Archives: Acupuncture Info

How does acupuncture work? |Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

As an Acupuncturist in this country, I’m starting to see a lot less apprehension from new patients as they enter my clinic these days.  Year after year, surveys continue to show dramatic increases in the numbers of patients confidently entering … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Consider Acupuncture | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Written by Chris Titus and re-posted with permission from ChrisMartenson.com In recent years, Oriental medicine has been growing in popularity, forcing many in the Western medical community to sit up and take notice. Fifteen years ago, if you asked your … Continue reading

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Acupuncture Safe When In The Right Hands | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

When Westerners first saw Chinese physicians inserting small needles into their patients’ skin, they assumed that some form of Eastern voodoo medicine was being performed. They didn’t understand that they were witnessing a two-thousand year old, clinically proven, complex medical … Continue reading

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What Do Acupuncture Needles Feel Like? | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

By far, the most common question I hear when chatting with people about Acupuncture is “Does Acupuncture hurt?”  With, “what do the needles feel like?” as a close second.  Not surprisingly, when most people think of needles, they think back … Continue reading

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What To Expect At Your First Acupuncture Treatment | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

“What’s it like?” I’m often asked by curious would-be acupuncture patients.  Acupuncture is, understandably, a mysterious thing to most westerners.  People tend to assume all sorts of un-true things like there must be some sort of medication in the needles … Continue reading

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How To Choose An Acupuncturist | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Call me crazy, but I think your health care provider, regardless of what type of health care you choose, should be someone you feel totally comfortable with, who listens to you and gives you the quality time, compassion and service … Continue reading

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Demystifying “Qi” | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

“ach-QI!”…gesundheit… As your friendly, neighborhood Austin Acupuncture Specialist, a big part of my job is to educate people about the fundamental philosophies of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), how it works, and the phenomenal ways in which it can help them achieve and … Continue reading

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9,000 Needles: Award-Winning Documentary | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Whether you are interested in seeing the amazing effects of acupuncture, or looking for an incredibly inspiring story, I recommend you watch this documentary which won ‘Best Documentary’ at the Phoenix, DocuWest and Temecula Valley Film Festivals 2010, as well as 7 … Continue reading

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Modern Research and Acupuncture | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

New patients to my Austin Acupuncture practice are often surprised to learn that I can treat more than just pain with Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  Even now, some 40 years after the introduction of Acupuncture to the US, … Continue reading

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What is Traditional Chinese Medicine? | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

As a Licensed Acupuncturist , I put a lot of effort into re-educating my patients and my community about the benefits of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.  I’ve found that as a whole, our society is pretty darn clueless about Traditional … Continue reading

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