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Lok Acupuncture Clinic

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1818 E Desert Inn Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Phone: 702-732-0178
Fax: 702-732-0179

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DayMorningAfternoon
Monday7:30am6:00pm
Tuesday7:30am6:00pm
Wednesday7:30am6:00pm
Thursday7:30am6:00pm
Friday7:30am6:00pm
Saturday7:30am 12:30pm
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Your Acupuncturist in Las Vegas Can Answers Your Arthritis FAQs

Acupuncture provides the best of both worlds for Las Vegas residents suffering from arthritis. It is an ancient healing technique that when combined the benefits of both western and eastern medicine will improve your physical well-being and help manage the chronic pain of arthritis. Get answers to some common questions that come up regarding arthritis and what treatment options are available when you schedule an appointment for acupuncture in Las Vegas. 

arthritis FAQs in Las Vegas

Common Questions about Arthritis

What is arthritis?

Arthritis is a medical term used to describe a number of inflammatory conditions that affect the joints. The most common form is osteoarthritis, a problem that can develop as you get older. It refers to the wearing down of the protective cartilage in joints, causing stiffness, pain, and inflammation. The most likely afflicted areas include:

  • Hips
  • Hands
  • Knees
  • Spine

Although the degeneration of the tissue is irreversible, there are ways to manage the pain and improve mobility. There is also some indication that proper nutrition and regular exercise will reduce your risks of developing it.

Is age-related arthritis the same as rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is different than the age-related variation known as osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disorder that causes chronic inflammation in the joints. It is often managed using a combination of drugs designed to prevent the inflammatory response and to reduce the swelling when it does happen.

How can your Las Vegas arthritis treatment help?

Arthritic pain is difficult to control, so many people look to acupuncture for help. This ancient technique for managing pain is easily combined with modern therapies to create a more comprehensive treatment program. Acupuncture is a painless procedure that allows the body to heal itself by triggering the release of pain-fighting endorphins.

What is involved with acupuncture to treat arthritis?  

When you come to our Las Vegas clinic, a trained professional inserts thin, sterile needles into specific points on your body to stimulate the release of natural chemicals that help reduce pain. When combined with western medical treatments such as drug therapy, chiropractic care and lifestyle modifications, acupuncture can help provide relief.

Is Acupuncture an Actual Medical Treatment?

Acupuncture is approved as a medical procedure recognized by top healthcare agencies such as the World Health Organization. It is often covered by health insurance companies, as well.

Acupuncturists go through a licensing process similar to other healthcare providers. There are currently 6,500 licensed acupuncturists in the U.S. In fact, many physicians study this technique and offer it as part of their comprehensive care service.

Is Acupuncture Safe?

There is very little risk associated with acupuncture. It is a minimal invasion procedure but there are few side effects and almost no complications. The needles used for your treatment are sterile and very thin, so they make only a slight puncture when inserted.

Come Visit Your Acupuncturist in Las Vegas Today!

If you suffer from chronic pain and are looking for an arthritis treatment in Las Vegas, let us help. Call our clinic at 702-732-0178 to make an appointment for your arthritis evaluation and treatment. 

Office Hours

Day Morning Afternoon
Monday 7:30am 6:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am 6:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am 6:00pm
Thursday 7:30am 6:00pm
Friday 7:30am  6:00pm
Saturday 7:30am 12:30pm
Sunday Closed Closed

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Lok Acupuncture Clinic

1818 E Desert Inn Rd

Las Vegas, NV  89169

702-732-0178

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Lok Acupuncture Clinic
1818 E Desert Inn Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169
  • Phone: 702-732-0178
  • Fax: 702-732-0179
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Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday7:30am6:00pm
Tuesday7:30am6:00pm
Wednesday7:30am6:00pm
Thursday7:30am6:00pm
Friday7:30am6:00pm
Saturday7:30am 12:30pm
SundayClosedClosed
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