Today I tried my first round of acupuncture. I almost thought I was again not going to make it! My original appointment was on Tuesday but that got canceled due to my other appointment running late. Today I didn't realize that the Exchange Place and WTC path stations were closed - so that changed my whole plan on how to get to the upper east side! But luckily I made it about on time!
|The temp is great out but it's a foggy morning!|
|9.11 Memorial in Jersey City|
I don't know much about acupuncture but I hear good things about it - so I figured why not try it out. It didn't hurt at all. Ok I felt a tiny pinch when they put the needles in my ear! but other than that it was fine. I got needles in my forehead, ears, wrist (minus my right arm because of the removal of my lymph nodes and arm restrictions), and both my ankles. Then I just laid there for about 30 minutes listening to music. I also got a couple of needs in my lower back for about 5 minutes to help with the back.
Goal going forward will be to have acupuncture a day or 2 before treatment to help with any side effects and anxiety and then 10 days after to help boost the immune system. I'm all for that!
So how does it work? (www.acufinder)
Definition of Acupuncture
Explanation of How Acupuncture Works