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Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine to support Post-Surgical Recovery

Recovery from a surgical procedure, no matter how small, takes time. Here are six benefits of including acupuncture in your rehabilitation regimen after surgery:


  • relieve pain and anxiety

  • decrease the need for opioids

  • relax and sleep better

  • improve peristalsis and decrease nausea

  • dial down inflammation

  • improve blood circulation

  • decrease swelling

  • fasten wound healing

  • facilitate early ambulation

  • reduce scarring


To make an appointment with Point of Cure Acupuncture and Electromedicine, please call 727-252-6060 or click HERE

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