Come to South Portland to meet a “team of acupuncturists and practitioners dedicated to changing lives,” according to RiverWest Acupuncture’s website.  Not only are RiverWest acupuncturists dedicated to improving the health of their patients, but they want to empower their “Portland acupuncture patients to live fully,” they “create strong relationships that lift patient health to new heights.”  Examples of improvements they’ve seen in their patients over the past several years include alleviation of chronic pain to depression and migraines to seasonal allergies.

The acupuncturists at RiverWest Acupuncture view healing as a balance practice—a way to get and keep the human body in balance—which they have found “to be effective whether they are getting [their] patients out of pain, relieving morning sickness, relieving stress, helping patients sleep better, or simply supporting the body to fight a cold.”  Their treatments include Chinese herbs, cupping, moxabustion, acupressure, and Qi Gong, as well as acupuncture.

RiverWest Acupuncture has been dedicated to the art of Traditional Chinese Medicine for almost two decades.  They offer individual acupuncture treatments, cost-effective community acupuncture for those on a budget, intentionality-oriented relational acupuncture, and a veteran give back program.  They also offer Pilates, Yoga, and Cooking Healthy for Kids.  They plan to add a Ti-Chi class in the future.  Visit their Upcoming Events and Classes page for detailed information.

If you thought acupuncture was just for the adults in the family, think again.  RiverWest Acupuncture is “thrilled to work with the younger population,” and they have helped children with issues such as ADHD, sleep problems, and school struggles.  They’ve “developed a protocol to not only treat kids, but to also give them the tools that help them feel empowered, in control and even carefree again.”  Visit their Kids Services page for more information.

RiverWest Acupuncture treats all sorts of ailments, from pain management, to neurological conditions, to digestive system issues.  Some pain management issues they treat include all muscular/skeletal pain, pain from a herniated disc, pain due to sprains, contusions, or fractures, sciatica, arthritis, fibromyalgia, headaches, migraines, neuropathy, tendonitis, bursitis, plantar fascitis, frozen shoulder syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, TMJ, and postoperative surgical pain.  In terms of neurological conditions, they treat trigeminal neuralgia, bell’s palsy, post-stroke, Parkinson’s disease, dizziness and vertigo, shingles, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and rehabilitation.  The list continues to include emotional and psychological issues such as PTSD and depression, women’s health issues such as infertility and morning sickness, and drug addictions.  See a complete list here.

If you need more proof of their competency and ability to change your life, visit their testimonials page to read about many other people’s experiences with RiverWest Acupuncture.  To make an appointment with RiverWest Acupuncture, visit their Contact page and fill out the form available.

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