Acupuncture Therapy in Salem, OR
Acupuncture Therapy in Salem, OR: Acupuncture uses fine needles at meridians for both therapeutic and preventative purposes. It can help the body with a wide variety of conditions and health problems.
The basis behind acupuncture is that the healthy functioning of the body is controlled through a system of channels under the skin by the flow of “qi” (pronounced “chee”). Qi can be also be translated as “energy”. When qi flow is blocked or weakened, it can lead to pain, illness or other conditions occurring within the body. Acupuncture stimulates both sensory nerves under the skin and the body’s muscles. The stimulation allows the body to produce natural pain-relieving endorphins. These naturally-released endorphins are the substances most responsible for the beneficial effects of acupuncture.
Conditions Managed With Acupuncture:
- Releases tension
- Back pain, neck pain, sciatica and other musculoskeletal conditions
- Joint pain
- Knee pain and shoulder pain
- Anxiety and stress
- Digestion problems
- Addiction disorders
- Migraines and chronic headaches
- Psychological and neurological disorders
- Muscle and ligament strains
- Menopausal symptoms, PMS, menstrual irregularities and fertility issues
- Desire to quit smoking
- Addiction disorders
- Bladder or bowel incontinence
- Poor dieting habits
- Chronic pain
Call now to see how acupuncture therapy provides pain relief:
Chiropractic care and acupuncture are great, low-risk options for many issues. Stop living in pain! Give us a call today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Whitmire: (503) 362-1002.
Wonderful atmosphere, everyone is super friendly and ready to help you feel healthy again! Definitely recommend it 🙂
I recommend this office to anyone who is in pain. I call Dr Whitmire my miracle worker. He always makes sure that I know exactly what he is doing and why. I get more information from him than I do with ANY other doctor in ANY field Ive ever been to! I love the office staff as well. It’s kind of like a big family. And the massages are to die for. Seriously folks…… If you need a chiropractor…….you cannot do better than Dr Whitmire!!!!
JP has treated everyone in my family. From my wife, to my 20+ year old sons, my teenage daughter, my 10 year old daughter and me. Great care and thoughtfulness all the way through the process. JP also helps develop a plan to prevent future issues.
Dr. Whitmire did a great job when I went to see him for some low back pain. He was very knowledgeable and helped me to get pain free quickly. I have recommended him and his clinic to family and friends.
40 yrs of MIGRAINES have taught me that if I start with a ‘aura’ then a massive headache will follow and nothing but medication and time will take it away. However, I was in Salem the other day and started with an aura and I did not have my imitrex medication with me. I asked Dr. Whitmire if he could try to do something. He worked with me, doing a few different things. Then I took 10 minutes laying down with a hotpack….and AMAZINGLY …I avoided a full-blown migraine. Dr. Whitmire taught me a certain point to press and how to rotate my head…..and so far, I’ve stopped the progression of ‘aura to migraine’ 3 more times. Love this place!!! If you suffer from migraines I highly recommend that you try it out.
I’ve been so skeptical of chiropractic work until I talked with Dr. Whitmore. He has may years of education, practice, experience, and most of all he has people skills. He offers his patients information about what the treatment is, how it’s applied, what benefits there are, and an open mind. His knowledge of sports medicine really takes his work to the next level for patients with severe injuries. I would recommend his office to everyone.
Love these people and everything they do. They are amazing and listen to all your needs.
In the spring of 2014 I began visiting Dr. Whitmire for treatment of Migraine headaches. After a thorough evaluation he adjusted my neck bringing immediate relief of pain and Migraine symptoms. My primary care physician at the time only prescribed narcotic pain medication and told me to come back when my prescription ran out. The migraines were so frequent that I had to choose between being incapacitated by the migraines or the narcotics. After only a few visits with Dr. Whitmire the frequency of my migraines began to subside and I was able to quit taking the narcotics all together. In the fall of 2014 I was in a motorcycle accident. I landed in a jackknife position on the small of my back. After an Urgent care visit, X-Rays, and a new prescription for narcotics, my primary care physician suggested seeing a surgeon and said that there was little he could do but continue prescribing pain medication. Again I visited Dr. Whitmire. After another thorough assessment he adjusted my spine. The treatments required many visits and adjustments, but Dr. Whitmire was persistent and consistent in providing care. It took 6 months for me to fully recover from my injuries. Without Dr. Whitmire’s help, I would probably still be recovering today. Dr. Whitmire always takes the time to listen and and answer questions. His gift for healing has blessed my life.
This is the best experience I have had with a chiropractor. The doctor explained everything he was doing very thoroughly and professionally and helped me to understand why I was experiencing certain aches and pains and how I could alleviate those using massage and stretching techniques on my own. I felt comfortable and safe in this clean and friendly environment and will definitely be back for weekly follow up! I already feel so much better after my first appointment today. Highly recommend Dr. Whitmire and is team at the clinic!
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