The Raleigh Acupuncture restless leg syndrome treatment reduces agitation and nerve pain in the legs. Treatments are natural and deliver long lasting results.
Raleigh Acupuncture Restless Leg Syndrome Treatment
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Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a feeling of agitation in the legs when you are not moving. The condition is worse at night when lying in bed. RLS is debilitating, making it nearly impossible to relax or sleep. Medications are available, but they have unwanted side effects.
How Acupuncture Works
Acupuncture treats RLS in two ways. First, we open the channels of the legs to improve Qi and blood circulation. Opening the channels also calms the nerves in the legs. Second, we identify and restore balance to your internal organs. Organ imbalance can trigger RLS. Once corrected, your legs will not feel restless.
Opening the Channels
There are Qi (energy) pathways running through your body. They are similar to nerve pathways, and often run parallel to the nerves. But they are clearly distinct from nerves. Think of channels as a road system allowing Qi to flow through the body. Qi keeps us alive. It circulates the blood and nourishes the organs.
When channels are blocked, Qi cannot flow. Qi stagnation causes pain and discomfort. Almost all pain in the body is due to some form of Qi stagnation in the channels. Just like an accident on the commute home slows traffic, Qi stagnation in the channels creates disharmony in the body leading to pain.
Restless leg syndrome is discomfort associated with Qi stagnation in the channels of the legs. Acupuncture restores proper Qi flow. When it does, the sensations of RLS are resolved.
Restoring Proper Organ Function
If we had perfect health our internal organs would function perfectly. As we age, our declining health is directly related to problems with our organ function. The Raleigh Acupuncture restless leg syndrome treatment identifies your specific internal imbalances by looking at signs and symptoms. This includes not only your leg discomfort, but also your sleep patterns, digestion and emotional state.
This information allows us to create a treatment plan to correct your unique internal imbalances. By restoring internal balance we treat your RLS from the inside out. In conjunction with opening the channels, it provides deep, long lasting relief.
What To Expect
When you come for treatment we will conduct an intake exam. You will then receive your first treatment. Patients always get a full treatment on their first visit. We use sterile, single-use, stainless steel needles that are hair-thin. You will hardly feel them. The treatments themselves are very relaxing. Many of our patients fall asleep during their treatment.
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What our Clients are Saying
Thank you Raleigh Acupuncture! My restless leg syndrome is gone. I can sleep at night and my legs don’t ache. I am so grateful to you. I will send all my friends to you!!
I’ve lived with RLS for the past 20 years. When a buddy of mine got relief from acupuncture I gave it a try. Raleigh Acupuncture Associates eased my symptoms 90%. It’s a shadow of what it used to be. I recommend this acupuncture practice if you’ve got restless leg syndrome.