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Acupuncture in Des Moines, IA

8814 1/2 Swanson Blvd.,

Clive, IA 50325,  “Phone today for a free consultation.!” 515-512-6909

Testimonials

Helped With Shoulder Impingement (Pain)

I’m not the kind of guy who runs out to the doctor for every little thing. A couple weeks ago, I developed a knot under my shoulder blade that was so painful I couldn’t even take a deep breath. In a what-have-I-got-to-loose moment, my wife suggested acupuncture, Wow! This stuff is like magic! John Emanoil was very thorough finding and correcting the issues with my shoulder. After the first treatment, the knot felt more like a bruise. After three more treatments, the joint is totally back to normal.

He also worked on my knee which I assumed would require surgery. No sir. I didn’t realize how much pain I was in until John relieved it.

This guy is a real practitioner. He knows exactly what he’s doing. I can’t recommend him highly enough.

Fertility And Pregnancy

I started seeing John for lower back pain and insomnia about a year and a half ago. The treatments worked great. Then my husband and I decided to try for baby 2. After my second treatment for fertility I got pregnant. I saw John throughout my pregnancy for relaxation and pelvic pain. I delivered a healthy baby girl 2 weeks ago. John is super nice, affordable, and flexible. I can’t wait to try his treatments for anti aging!
Darlynn K

Helped With Neck, Shoulder And Stress

I highly recommend John at Bodhi. He is very thorough, caring and skilled. I have been receiving this treatment for one year now, 1-2 times per week, and it has helped tremendously. In addition to relieving my neck and shoulder pain, i leave the treatment feeling extremely relaxed and calm. You will receive a great value. John also uses an amazing massage machine after the treatment for additional relaxation. You don’t want to miss this place.
Kristin K.

Tendinitis

Once again John at Bodhi Acupuncture and Wellness hit it out of the park as far as my treatment. Earlier in the year, I came to him for tendinitis in my right elbow, he resolved the pain in about 4 treatments or so. I’ve returned for stress treatments and found it to be very effective, plus I sleep better too.

Judy S

Low Back Pain

I went to John to explore acupuncture and it was a great experience. His office is very relaxing and he is very passionate about his work and thorough. I had some lower back tightness that is completely gone after one session. I go see John often because I get the healing I need and someone who is looking out for my well-being.

Andrew K

Happy Acupuncture

I was a “newbie” when I started going to acupuncture at Bodhi, and have to say that I enjoyed the experience greatly. I enjoyed the experience so much that I have been going to John regularly ever since. What made me a consistent patient at Bodhi Acupuncture and Wellness is John’s timeliness, professionalism, and easygoing personality. I highly recommend John and his services.

Jessica H.

Low Back Pain Resolved

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.

Shoulder, Arm And Knee

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 gave up his lunch break :( Sorry John.

Anyway, he greeted us and walked us in. The office is nice and has a great relaxing ambiance. Being the good wife I went in for the whole consultation and filled out the paper work. He brought us both bottles of water./ John was great during evaluation and explained everything in detail. He then took my husband in and started the acupuncture. He came in a few times to explain more to me. He made me feel very comfortable.

I can honestly say that John genuinely loves what he’s doing and cares for his patients. At some of these kinds of places they just want to make money for little service. It is the complete opposite here. Not to mention it is dirt cheap. He also sent us away with hot patches and instructions to make things progress with my husband.

The next day he already felt relief. It has been two days and the relief continues. My husband plans to go back once a week as suggested by John.

Amamnda C.

The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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