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Acupuncture in Des Moines, IA

John Emanoil, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.

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I would highly recommend John at Bodhi. This was my first time ever doing acupuncture and it was a great experience and my neck pain and lower back pain was gone. Very relaxed environment and John is so easy to talk to . If you are stressed or anything this is the perfect treatment for you. Excellent experience that you should try if you are contemplating it.

Alison W

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My low back pain has diminished thanks to John Emanoil, Bodhi Acupuncture & Wellness. Currently, I am on maintenance visits. He has also helped with stress reduction through acupuncture. Try it the results work. Thanks John.

Lisa P.

John is thoughtful and very knowledgeable! Completely cured my plantar fasciitis! I would highly recommend going here! 

Suzanne M

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John does great work. When I started going to him I had tried therapy, shots, swim therapy and need a cane to get around. Now I only use a cane to help with a lot of steps. I recommend him to anyone who needs back and nerve relief.

Chris F

Dr. John is absolutely wonderful. I called him at random because my husband has issues with his shoulder/arm and knee and his knee got so bad he was limping. I called to inquire and told him the situation and he said that he could meet with us the next day. I stressed how my husbands pain was so bad that I was considering taking him to the ER. With that said, he told us to come in. I think he

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“Bodhi Acupuncture and Wellness of West Des Moines “twice a week” treatments have relieved me of daily headaches that I have experienced for over 30 years. Thanks John. Paul M. Havnen
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Bodhi Acupuncture and Wellness of West Des Moines | John Emanoil, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.
8814 Swanson Blvd.
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 512-6909
Clinic Hours
Mon
11am-8pm
Tue
11am-8pm
Wed
11am-8pm
Thu
11am-8pm
Fri
11-6pm

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Acupuncture in a Nutshell

Acupuncture & Cupping: The Basics

Cupping and acupuncture are the winning combination for dealing with chronic pain and muscle strains. Its popularity has grown in recent years, and you’ve probably seen professional athletes and celebrities with the telltale giant red welts all over their bodies. Here’s what you need to know if you are thinking about adding cupping to your acupuncture treatment. 

What Japanese Acupuncture Can Do for You

If acupuncture is new to you, you might not know that there are different forms of acupuncture. While Chinese acupuncture is a bit more mainstream here in the West, Japanese acupuncture is becoming renowned for its effectiveness. Traditional Japanese acupuncture (which includes Meridian Therapy) is defined as “an imbalance in qi and blood flowing in the meridians which is considered to be the cause of disease.” The aim is to regulate the flow of both qi and blood.

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Does Acupuncture Treat Heart Disease?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. And ethnicity doesn’t matter, as people of all racial and ethnic groups are impacted. With such serious statistics, many might wonder what treatment options are available. Did you know that acupuncture can help with treating heart disease, as well as many of its contributing factors? Read on to learn how.

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