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Geoffrey Hayes

Acupuncturist

Dr. Geoffrey Hayes is a top Acupuncturist in Albuquerque, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Geoffrey Hayes is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Geoffrey Hayes is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Geoffrey Hayes is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Albuquerque, NM, Dr. Geoffrey Hayes is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
6 years Experience
Geoffrey Hayes
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Southwest Acupuncture College
  • Accepting new patients

Does having acupuncture hurt?

Patients confuse pain with normal sensations from the needle insertions. A person can feel no sensation, heaviness, pressure or there may be a sudden sensation that travels away READ MORE
Patients confuse pain with normal sensations from the needle insertions. A person can feel no sensation, heaviness, pressure or there may be a sudden sensation that travels away from the needle, these are all normal and any sensation is gone in a matter of seconds. If after 5 seconds a needle is bothering the patient I adjust the needle or take it out.

Can acupuncture help with TMJ?

Yes, it can. TMJ has many underlying issues and after a full history is taken, the treatment will be based on the pattern found. In addition, they may use lasers and microcurrent READ MORE
Yes, it can. TMJ has many underlying issues and after a full history is taken, the treatment will be based on the pattern found. In addition, they may use lasers and microcurrent for additional relief.

I have arthritis, and I'm considering acupuncture. Will it help?

There are many types of arthritis and the combination of acupuncture, heat and cold therapies, light therapy and herbal formulas is very beneficial for arthritic discomfort and READ MORE
There are many types of arthritis and the combination of acupuncture, heat and cold therapies, light therapy and herbal formulas is very beneficial for arthritic discomfort and pain.

Can acupuncture treat chronic fatigue syndrome?

There are many reasons for chronic fatigue and acupuncture, herbal formulas and lifestyle changes can help tremendously.

Can acupuncture help with nausea?

Acupuncture is great for nausea with almost immediate effects.

Does acupuncture help in weight loss?

Yes it can, but you still need to be disciplined enough to track food intake and do exercise.

Is there a cure for acute arthritis in acupuncture?

Working with inflammation and pain from arthritis is one of many issues helped with acupuncture and herbs.

Is it true that people suffering from high blood pressure should not try acupuncture?

Acupuncture, herbs and lifestyle changes will make a significant decrease in high blood pressure.

How long does the effect of acupuncture last?

For many conditions you may need to be on maintenance or get tuneups on a regular basis.

I have headaches frequently. Can acupuncture treatment help?

Acupuncture is great for headaches along with the help of herbal medications and possible lifestyle changes.

Can accupuncture help in bringing down my cholesterol?

Acupuncture alone will not help. You must be taking herbal medications and be willing to make some lifestyle changes.

Does acupuncture work for anxiety?

Sure can be helpful. Need to do a complete history and then I treat anxiety with acupuncture and herbal formulas.

I have a migraine problem. Should I see an acupuncturist?

Absolutely. Acupuncture, herbal medications and possible lifestyle changes will make a significant dent in the migraines.

How does acupuncture help in treating infertility?

I first start with a history of both parties, so I can get to know you and try to establish any patterns. I also ask that you provide any history and lab work done by western READ MORE
I first start with a history of both parties, so I can get to know you and try to establish any patterns. I also ask that you provide any history and lab work done by western medical doctors. I look at your occupation and home life and evaluate how much stress and anxiety is present. I then check your tongue and pulse and palpate several points looking for tenderness. From here we start the process of balancing the organ systems, regulating the menstrual cycle, balancing hormones and reducing any stress. This process is done through acupuncture and herbal formulas over a course of 90 days.

Brachial plexopathy pain from radiation fibrosis- what will help?

Sorry to hear you are in so much pain. The first step at my clinic is to do a postural assessment, then orthopedic tests and muscle testing to get a good diagnosis of the issue. READ MORE
Sorry to hear you are in so much pain. The first step at my clinic is to do a postural assessment, then orthopedic tests and muscle testing to get a good diagnosis of the issue. From there acupuncture with basic corrective stretches and then corrective exercises.