Is Massage Therapy Your Best Choice?

Many of my patients tell me that they get regular massage to try to relieve their pain. But they also tell me that the pain relieving effects of massage only lasts very short term. Why is that?

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine there are 4 levels of Qi (vital life energy) and Blood. Massage and acupressure tap into the first level. But acupuncture and Chinese herbs can tap into ALL FOUR Levels. Why? Because they work on a much deeper, more specific level.

Here’s just one example: One of my regular patients came in today. She was being treated for depression. Her depression is already starting to lift after only 5 acupuncture treatments. But today she told me that she had a terrible pain in her upper back. And she had just got a massage yesterday. Now I’m not saying massage is bad or worthless because I love massage myself. But my patient just had a 1 hour massage yesterday and the pain in her upper back was still as intense as it was before she got the massage.

BackacheBack Pain Relief In 5 Minutes

So I asked her: “How would you like to get rid of your pain in less than 5 minutes?” She laughed in disbelief and said “OK.” After inserting only 2 hair-thin needles in her opposite arm, her upper back pain was reduced by 70%!

Your Body Has The Ability To Heal Itself

The truth is acupuncture works beautifully in conjunction with massage. You might even find that it is more powerful. Acupuncture successfully addresses a wide variety of conditions such as anxiety, PMS, menstrual cramps, migraines, insomnia, IBS and TMJ to mention just a few.

Do You Want A Therapist Who Can Help You Accelerate That Self Healing Ability?

Using A Holistic Medicine Approach

Maybe modern medicine is not your first choice. You might have tried pain medications or are using some now. You probably still suffer from the same pain and maybe from the side effects of the medications. Working with a therapist who has extensive knowledge of alternative medicine treatment options for lasting pain relief, improved range of motion and stress reduction could be one of the best decisions you’re ever made.

Making A Positive Change

Have you been going to the same massage therapist for months or even years and your pain and stress hasn’t really disappeared permanently? It’s true you are ultimately responsible for your own health. It can make a massive difference in who you chose for a health therapist and health coach…especially one who relieves your chronic pain, stiff joints and stress quickly and easily. In the coming paragraphs think about how you would like to improve your health even if you thought it wasn’t possible.

Discover The Empowering Method

Steven Sonmore, Licensed Acupuncturist, offers holistic therapies that lift you beyond your current expectations of pain management and stress relief. Using the power of acupuncture, and Chinese medicine he can help you achieve more than you currently believe is possible.

If you feel stuck in pain, stress, stiffness and inflexibility there is an answer…a quicker, more efficient way to leave that behind. The fact that you’re still reading this article means you are serious about optimizing your health.

People can sometimes feel held back. You may have experienced the same pain many times over and over again. Does it seem inescapable, inevitable and out-of-control?  With Steven Sonmore’s acupuncture, Chinese medicine and nutrition, you’ll be surprised to discover how virtually pain free and stress free you can be. That’s because these treatments work on the physical, mental and emotional levels simultaneously. We’ll explore ways that you can optimize your own health and truly change the course of your life.

How Have Others Had Success With This?

I have tried many treatments to help reduce my pain. The acupuncture I received from Steven has made me feel better than anytime in the last ten years.”

Greg Shaughnessy

Our clinic is often the last resort for many people. They have already tried massage therapists, their family doctor, pain medications, muscle relaxers, chiropractors, physical therapists, even hypnotherapists. People who have chronic pain for years often feel trapped in hopelessness. A client of mine came to me after open heart surgery. He explained there was nothing that could be done because he had tried everything. Then we began acupuncture therapy. We problem solved areas of pain and inflammation not only from the surgery itself, but also other over worked areas and joints he had difficulties with for years.  He said the therapies we used were successful in his ability to move past the pain and into a new, healthier place.

Can This Work For You?

As you continue reading you might be thinking: “My life is really challenging right now. In fact it’s so bad that I have to find a health professional to help me make it through!” Or you could think: “I’m struggling right now and this is an incredible opportunity to find a licensed health professional that can help me boost my health in ways I never imagined!” Which thought makes you feel better?

Stop And Imagine Yourself Pain and Stress Free

What’s the next step? You can get excited about looking through the rest of this website. Read the many testimonials from clients, more information about me and you can even sign-up to receive the latest articles I have written. It’s free and will give you greater insight into how I work, and how my health therapies can help you. (I never sell or distribute your email information.)

Optimize Your Health Now

Choosing a practitioner is a big decision. I understand. You want to feel comfortable and confident with your choice. We offer a free 10-minute phone consultation. This offers you the chance to ask any questions you have about my methods, my credentials, your needs or my fees.

If you’d like to get started right away, simply call our clinic and ask for an appointment with me. This includes going through your health history, your primary health problems, diagnosis and treatment. Our receptionist will be happy to get you on our schedule. Call us at 612-866-4000. Or go to our contact page now.

Written by Steven Sonmore

For more than 20 years, Steven Sonmore, L. AC, Dipl. AC., has been helping people transform their lives and maintain better health through Chinese medicine. Steven is a licensed acupuncturist, Oriental bodywork therapist, and herbalist. He offers complete health care through acupuncture, Chinese herbs and nutritional counseling. Steven’s patients come from all different ages and walks of life and he has extensive experience treating a spectrum of dis-ease ranging from physical pain and discomfort to emotional stress and anxiety. His extensive experience is evident by the high success rate he consistently has with patients and is licensed by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Steven is also certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

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