Originating in China more than 3,000 years ago, acupuncture is a form of medicine that has been used to promote health and longevity by many cultures throughout history.

Acupuncture treatments are a safe, effective, drug free therapy that have been clinically proven to alleviate pain, treat and prevent disease, and restore balance and homeostasis in the body.

Today, we use sterile single use needles inserted into specific points in the body to promote health and healing in both the mind and body.

While acupuncture is best known for pain management and fertility, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report deeming acupuncture effective in treating 31 conditions.

Acupuncture is available at our Loop, West Loop, and Skokie locations, with licensed acupuncturists available at the West Loop and Loop locations.

What to Expect

Hour long acupuncture sessions incorporate a thorough intake followed by acupuncture along with cupping or tui na (Chinese acupressure massage), plus lifestyle recommendations. Acupuncture treatments are cumulative and can act as preventative medicine, maintaining well-being and increasing vitality, in turn heightening your quality of life and longevity. If you are nervous about getting acupuncture or are skeptical, feel free to reach out to our team with any questions or concerns.


World Health Organization (WHO) Acupuncture Report —

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Lincoln Park


2654 N. Lincoln Ave.

The Loop


105 W Madison St Suite 1200



8424 Skokie Blvd.

West Loop


16 N. Peoria
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