Acupuncture for Cancer Patients Lake Zurich IL

It is important to work with a licensed acupuncturist with training equivalent to a master’s degree. It is also a good idea to only work with acupuncturists who have experience working with people with cancer. Be sure the therapist uses disposable, single-use needles and a sterile technique to deliver the treatments.

Vernon Hills Physical Medicine
(847) 579-9949
355 E Route 83
Mundelein, IL
Promotion
Comprehensive exam and up to 2 x-rays for 40.00 dollars for new patients only.
Hours
Monday 7:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 7:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 7:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 7:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

New Chiropractic PC
(847) 728-8303
165 N Arlington Heights Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL
Promotion
We are now offering a free initial consultation!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Arlington North Chiropractic Center
(847) 681-3815
149 W Rand Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Promotion
New Patient Welcome Offer:

Free Pain Relief Consultation
Includes:
1. 7 Steps Functional/Pain Assessment

2. Health Evaluation

3. X-Rays (if necessary)

(up to $127.00 Va
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Castle Chiropractic Ltd
(224) 567-4222
1885 Hicks Road
Rolling Meadows, IL
Promotion
Complimentary Consultation and $49 for 1 hour massage...first time clients only
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Total Athleticare
(847) 725-0437
999 Plaza Dr.
Schaumburg, IL
Promotion
Come in today!

Receieve a free 10 minute massage and a free chiropractic consultation!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Advance Neck and Back Pain Clinic
(847) 582-0810
935 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL
Promotion
$79.00 for Initial Examination, X-rays and first adjustment. Valued at $277.00

Call for details!
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Absolute Health Clinic
(847) 503-0937
1655 N Arlington Heights Rd. Suite 101W
Arlington Heights, IL
Hours
Monday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Ian Wahl
(847) 984-1201
3375 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Business
The Wahls of Wellness
Specialties
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tui Na Massage, Chiropractic, Light Therapy
Insurance
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Midwest College of Oriental Medicine
Medical School: St. Louis University, 1975
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American Association of Oriental Medicine, American Herbalists Guild, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance, Illinois State Acupuncture Association, National Guild of Hypnotists
Awards: Published author of articles on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for professional journals.


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Advanced Wellness Institute
(847) 305-5053
45 S Dunton Ave
Arlington Heights, IL
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Koehler Chiropractic
(847) 701-5875
601 Il Route 59
Ingleside, IL
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

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Can Acupuncture Help Ease Cancer Treatment?

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Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine based on the premise that health is determined by a balanced flow of the vital energy known as qi (pronounced chi). Qi flows along 12 major pathways, called meridians, linked to major organs. Small needles are inserted into one or more of the acupoints along the meridians.

Research into acupuncture in relation to cancer treatment has focused primarily on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. According to an evaluation of data from 11 clinical trials in the Cochrane Controlled Trials Registry (a government-funded database of controlled trials), acupuncture reduced acute chemotherapy-induced vomiting. Acupuncture has also been shown to alleviate cancer-related pain and dry mouth. Recent research indicates it can help relieve cancer-related menopausal symptoms as well. (Menopausal symptoms can occur following chemotherapy or can be surgically-induced when the ovaries are removed.) Acupuncture is currently being studied in relation to immune enhancement, diarrhea relief, and shortness of breath in cases of advanced lung cancer.

Interest regarding use of acupuncture in anesthesia is also gaining momentum. Acupuncture can be used to reduce the amount of anesthesia medications needed before surgery, enhance the effects of anesthesia, or in some rare cases take the place of anesthesia for less complex surgeries. Acupuncture anesthesia research is in its infancy; however, this approach may become a viable option for people who can’t tolerate anesthesia or who want to reduce the amount of anesthesia medication they’re given.

It is important to work with a licensed acupuncturist with training equivalent to a master’s degree. It is also a good idea to only work with acupuncturists who have experience working with people with cancer. Be sure the therapist uses disposable, single-use needles and a sterile technique to deliver the treatments.

For more information on acupuncture, visit one of these websites: www.acaom.org (Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine); www.aaom.org (American Association of Oriental Medicine); or www.ccaom.org (Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine).

Adapted from Definitive Guide to Cancer: An Integrated Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Healing by Lise Alschuler, ND, and Karolyn A. Gazella (Celestial Arts, 2007)

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