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Ms. Ellen D. Leonard, L.AC.

Acupuncturist

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19 years Experience
Ms. Ellen D. Leonard, L.AC.
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • New England School of Acupuncture
  • Accepting new patients

What should you not do before acupuncture?

You shouldn't have any alcohol or get stoned before a treatment or immediately afterwards. Also, be sure to eat before your appoitment.

Can acupuncture regulate metabolism?

Yes, it can balance your body in many, many ways. I'm assuming you've already had your thyroid checked. If so, I'd find an acupuncturist near you and start working with them READ MORE
Yes, it can balance your body in many, many ways. I'm assuming you've already had your thyroid checked. If so, I'd find an acupuncturist near you and start working with them on a regular basis. It will take a series of treatments to affect your metabolism.

Is acupuncture good for osteoarthritis?

It certainly can be. You might also try going gluten free because gluten can cause inflammation in the body which can show itself as osteoarthritis.

Does acupuncture help swollen knees?

I would certainly try it. Not all causes of swollen knees can be affected by acupuncture, but most can.

Can acupuncture help with aging skin?

There are acupuncturists who have learned specific protocols for wrinkles and other signs of aging. Check with the acupuncturists around you to see if anyone has learned the methods. READ MORE
There are acupuncturists who have learned specific protocols for wrinkles and other signs of aging. Check with the acupuncturists around you to see if anyone has learned the methods.

Is acupuncture effective for depression?

Absolutely. Depression is one of my favorite things to treat because it works so well.

Does acupuncture cause itching?

Some people may experience the movement of qi in their body as an itching sensation.

Can acupuncture cure sweaty hands and feet?

Yes, there are specific points for sweaty hands and feet.

How long does it take for acupuncture to work for panic attacks?

You should feel better immediately after a treatment, but to make them less severe or go away takes a series of treatments. Everyone is different, but I find that my patients READ MORE
You should feel better immediately after a treatment, but to make them less severe or go away takes a series of treatments. Everyone is different, but I find that my patients just keep coming back because they feel so much better after every treatment and their symptoms become less severe over time.

Can acupuncture help prevent a miscarriage?

Yes, it can. Check around and find someone near you who has experience with that or is willing to do the research into it.

Can acupuncture help you to stop smoking?

Yes, there are ear acupuncture protocols to help with smoking cessation. I have people come in daily for 3 weeks and give them herbs to help clear the lungs and with anxiety, READ MORE
Yes, there are ear acupuncture protocols to help with smoking cessation. I have people come in daily for 3 weeks and give them herbs to help clear the lungs and with anxiety, but every practitioner will be different.

Can acupuncture help prevent viruses?

Yes, in that it can improve your immune system by balancing your body systems.

Where do acupuncture needles go for fertility?

Each practitioner will put needles in different places, depending on the protocols they have learned. Also, what the acupuncturist finds in your tongue and pulse will determine READ MORE
Each practitioner will put needles in different places, depending on the protocols they have learned. Also, what the acupuncturist finds in your tongue and pulse will determine where they put the needles.

Is acupuncture good for heel pain?

Yes, some practitioners are very good at plantar fasciitis and other forms of heel pain.

Is acupuncture on the forehead safe?

Absolutely. There are many acupuncture points on the forehead and they are all safe to needle.

Would acupuncture help plantar fasciitis?

Yes, some practitioners are very adept at treating plantar fasciitis.

Does acupuncture help vertigo?

Vertigo can be tough to treat, but yes, it can help. I have a patient currently who I have treated and her dizziness is effectively gone now.

What is acupuncture and how does it help?

I went through 4 years of a masters program to find the answers to your questions. I suggest you pick up the book, "The Web that has no Weaver" by Ted Kaptchuk. It does a good READ MORE
I went through 4 years of a masters program to find the answers to your questions. I suggest you pick up the book, "The Web that has no Weaver" by Ted Kaptchuk. It does a good job of explaining the processes in laymen's terms.

How many acupuncture sessions does it take to see results?

Everyone is different, and different problems take different amounts of time. Usually, the longer you've had something, the longer it takes to get it healed. Most of my patients READ MORE
Everyone is different, and different problems take different amounts of time. Usually, the longer you've had something, the longer it takes to get it healed. Most of my patients start out with 12 treatments through insurance. Most of the time, if it's a long-standing issue, we get authorization for more.

What should I do after acupuncture?

Relax as much as possible after a treatment. Let the treatment continue to work.