Acupuncture for Long Term Illness + Surgical Recovery

Long term illnesses and surgical recovery can have their own unexpected healing timelines and symptoms. Your body has been through a lot and you are looking for support to regain your new equilibrium.

Acupuncture & herbal medicine decrease your discomfort, restore the function of your body, and bring back the quality of your life.

Long Term Illness

Acupuncture influences bodily functions by restoring normal qi, blood, and fluid flow. It aids in the treatment of chronic inflammation and the rebalancing of an overactive immune system.

LONG-HAUL COVID: cough, fatigue, POTS, dysautonomia, change in sense of smell, shortness of breath, palpitations

FLU RECOVERY: fatigue, cough, weakness, digestive discomforts

LINGERING RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS: cough, fatigue, phlegm, congestion, shortness of breath

Surgical Recovery

Promote blood flow and nervous system health, which results in the release of healing hormones known as endorphins. Boost the immune system to help reduce inflammation and speed up the healing process.

CONDITIONS: scar treatment, muscle atrophy, muscle spasms, depression, anxiety, traumatic experience, frustration.

If you do not see your condition listed, contact us to schedule a phone consultation to find out if we can help.

Common Questions

You will not experience pain with acupuncture. You may experience warmth, heaviness, tingling, or other sensations in and around the needle site.

Success Story: Anxiety

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When I first stepped foot in the doors of Essential Acupuncture back in April, I was going through a terribly difficult time- experiencing anxiety and frequent panic attacks for the first time in my life. I was determined to find a natural treatment plan, and Leigh was exactly what I was looking for. She is caring, calming, nonjudgmental, and so knowledgeable about her field. She takes her time with me and truly customizes each treatment. Within a few weeks, she had me feeling grounded and back to my normal self. — Katie K.

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Our acupuncture clinic in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood has helped hundreds of people naturally heal with safe drug-free therapies.