Gutierrez Chiropractic Inc. strives to offer comprehensive
care for all health issues related to your spine and nervous
system. Under the leadership of Dr. Mark Gutierrez,
acupuncture is available at the Tustin, California, location.
Acupuncture has a well-established history of safety and
efficacy, and can work wonders to assist you on your journey
toward pain-free function. Schedule an appointment today to
give acupuncture a try, or to continue your acupuncture care
with Dr. Bright. You can set up a visit online or with a
simple phone call.
Acupuncture has enjoyed something of a revival in recent
years, but it’s actually an ancient Chinese medical practice
that has been in use around the world for thousands of years.
There are two ways to think about acupuncture, one rooted in
the traditional approach and one founded in modern medicine.
Ancient Chinese medical knowledge held that every person has
an essential life force that flows through the body along
clearly defined channels, known in acupuncture as meridians.
If those meridians become blocked, your life force, called qi,
can no longer flow properly.
That leads to numerous health issues, some of which occur far
from the source of blockage. Acupuncture is used to correct
the flow of qi using a series of thin treatment needles. The
more modern approach holds that acupuncture treatment needles
stimulate your peripheral nervous system and circulatory
system. Those changes are believed to produce the results so
many people experience with acupuncture treatment. Acupuncture
can also help relieve knotted muscle fibers by forcing a
localized relaxation response.
What conditions can Acupuncture improve?
Acupuncture is an effective treatment path for many
Low Back Pain
Postoperative and chemotherapy-induced nausea
Some even turn to acupuncture to treat issues like respiratory
disorders and menstrual cramps.
Am I a good candidate for Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a very popular treatment that can address many
different complaints, but it isn’t for everyone. If you have
the following conditions, you might want to speak with Dr.
Gutierrez or Dr. Bright about other alternatives:
If you have any serious health concerns, be sure to speak with
a team member when you book your appointment or during your
consultation to make sure acupuncture is right for you.
Do the treatment needles hurt?
The needles used in acupuncture are incredibly tiny. They are
so thin, they are flexible, and they also don’t extend deep
within your body. Most men and women report absolutely no
discomfort during sessions, and many find the experience
relaxing. Some are even lulled into a brief nap during
You might experience some minor sensitivity in the area where
the treatment needles were placed, and a little bruising is
also normal. Treatment needles are sterile, and are only used
once before being properly disposed of. There is little risk
of infection, no significant bleeding or swelling during or
after treatment, and no need for recovery time. If you’re
curious about what acupuncture can do for you, book an
appointment with Dr. Bright today. You can set up a visit with
a phone call, or try the simple online scheduling tool.
Human touch is one of the most powerful tools for
healing. Under the guidance of Dr. Mark Gutierrez,
Gutierrez Chiropractic Inc. in Tustin, California,
offers chiropractic massage therapy to treat a wide
range of health issues.