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Acupuncture In The Villages

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Dr. Aaron Perry is a Doctor Of Oriental Medicine who has been helping his patients reduce pain and stress for years. He has had amazing success and offers a wide array of treatment options. Hi Everyone, Many of you are now familiar with acupuncture in that in involves placing needles in certain places on the body. What you may not know is that this practice can help with so many different ailments. It has been shown to help relieve pain,

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What Is Acupuncture??

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Hello Legacy Family! Have you heard of acupuncture but aren’t sure exactly what is involved? You’re not alone. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about acupuncture and we’d like to clear a few things up. Acupuncture is painful – This seems to be based on a fear of needles. While that fear is real, the pain is not. The needles used are about the width of a strand of hair. Acupuncture doesn’t work – Acupuncture was helping people long before

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Acupuncture For Headaches

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Why Should You Try Acupuncture? Many of us suffer from routine headaches or very painful acute headaches. If you’re someone who has been suffering in silence, it’s time to speak up! ACUPUNCTURE CAN HELP MANAGE AND REDUCE HEADACHES A 2016 review published by the American Headache Society found that acupuncture can be part of a treatment plan for people suffering from migraines, tension type headaches, and other types of chronic headaches. Another 2016 Cochrane review showed that “adding acupuncture to

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Acupuncture For Tight Muscles

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HOW DO YOU RELEASE MUSCLES AND TRIGGER POINTS WITH ACUPUNCTURE? Acupuncture releases trigger points by finding the most tender and tight band of muscle and using an acupuncture needle to poke the muscle and get it to involuntarily contract. Releasing a trigger point gets the muscle out of the shortened state and usually, after a few contractions, it softens and remains in a more elongated and relaxed state. As an acupuncturist, Dr. Perry can feel the resistance at the needle

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Acupuncture in The Villages

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Hello Legacy Family! Have you heard of acupuncture but aren’t sure exactly what is involved? You’re not alone. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about acupuncture and we’d like to clear a few things up. Acupuncture is painful – This seems to be based on a fear of needles. While that fear is real, the pain is not. The needles used are about the width of a strand of hair. Acupuncture doesn’t work – Acupuncture was helping people long before

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Acupuncture Stress Relief

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Acupuncture has been proven to have numerous benefits, but one of them is the reduction of stress.  Stress is the number one reason that patients seek acupuncture treatment. It affects almost every system in our bodies and can affect the health of major organs as well as our circulatory systems. Stress can cause weight gain which could lead to limited activity and then to depression. Stress could very well be considered an epidemic as almost 77% of people said they

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Acupuncture In The Villages

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Dr. Perry was recently nominated by the International Association of HealthCare Proffessionals to represent the Villages area as the Top Acupuncturist. Legacy Clinic is honored to have Dr. Perry as part of our team and we welcome one and all to see what everyone is raving about!   Dr. Perry offers: acupuncture, massage, natural pain shots, trigger point injections, laser therapy for pain and nail fungus removal and so much more. To learn more about his services or to book

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Trigger Point Acupuncture

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What Are Trigger Points? Trigger points are more commonly known as “knots” in our muscles. When there are too many of these “knots” it is called Myofascial Pain Syndrome. This can cause an alarming amount of pain and can often occur without warning. They tend to cluster around an injury and they can be a major factor in back and neck pain. What Is Trigger Point Acupuncture? Trigger Point Acupuncture (TPA) is a technique wehre a therapist will insert tiny

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Dry Needling Technique

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What Is Dry Needling? The dry needling technique is based on similar theories as acupuncture and often uses the same needles as used during an acupuncture treatment. It is called dry needling because the needles used do not inject any medication like a syringe and are not coated in any medication. They are simply dry sterile needles. This technique involves inserting needles into the trigger points to reduce muscle tension among other things. Therapists are very well trained on all the

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Reasons To Consider Dry Needling

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Dry Needling also known as Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling, uses the same small needles used in acupuncture. These needles are inserted into the muscle to directly affect trigger points. Trigger points are tight knots of muscle that can refer pain throughout the body. A lot of patients have had this technique suggested to them either by friends who have had it done or by their physical therapists or MD’s. We put together a few reasons on why you should

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