Laser Acupuncture Hillsborough NC

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LISA OSKARDMAY
(919) 929-1400
804 Christopher Road
Chapel Hill, NC
Gender
F
Speciality
Acupuncturist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Kenneth Morehead
(919) 384-1437
2 West Haven Place
Durham, NC
 
Hipple Chuck M Ac L Ac DIPL Ac NCCA
(704) 334-8086
1812 Lyndhurst Avenue
Charlotte, NC
 
Miles Rowe
(919) 949-3301
7 Kellom Ct.
Durham, NC
 
Katherine Rowe
(919) 933-4480
104 S Estes Dr
Chapel Hill, NC

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Joseph Pfister
919/286-0662
2904 Hillsborough Road
Durham, NC
 
Janet Shaffer
(919) 660-6826
3475 Erwin Rd.
Durham, NC
 
Hendersonville Acupuncture Center
(828) 692-9090
828 Fleming Street
Hendersonville, NC
 
Oriental Health Solutions
(919) 286-2425
907 Broad St
Durham, NC

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Seay Chiropractic & Wellness
(919) 238-9959
140 Commerce Parkway Suite 102
Garner, NC
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, 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, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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Can you tell me what is laser acupuncture?

Laser acupuncture is the use of a low-level laser beam to stimulate an acupuncture point. The laser is used instead of an acupuncture needle. It is painless and noninvasive. Penetration into the surface of the skin is very shallow (reportedly about 0.8 of one millimeter).

A small red-beam laser pen is used. The device is similar to the red-beam laser light using in scanners at airports and grocery stores. According to research done by acupuncturists at Harvard Medical School, it is safe for home use.

Laser acupuncture is being used for a wide range of conditions such as low back pain, nonunion fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, and wound healing. It may also be used with acute injuries and for muscle relaxation.

This is a fairly new device. The Food and Drug Administration lists low-level laser therapy as a form of Biostimulation laser. Based on clinical data, it has been cleared for use in the temporary relief of pain. The FDA has not approved or recommended its use for other conditions.

Reference: 

Rose H. Goldman, MD, MPH, et al. Acupuncture for Treatment of Persistent Arm Pain Due to Repetitive Use. In The Clinical Journal of Pain. March/April 2008. Vol. 24. No. 3. Pp. 211-218.

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