Relaxation and de-stressing at Modern Acupuncture

WGN Weekend Morning News

CHICAGO — Many people are turning to acupuncture to relieve everything from body aches to mental health issues. 

The thousand-year-old treatment may be especially beneficial after living through the pandemic and Modern Acupuncture in Lincoln Park is on a mission to make your life better.

Jessie Colon is a business owner and an athlete which means he has a lot of aches and pains, particularly in his knees and back. jessie also recently lost his father, his best friend. Acupuncture has helped him deal with his physical pain and emotional trauma.

Almost everyone has some sort of stress in their lives and acupuncture can relieve migraines, PTSD, anxiety, neck and shoulder pain, knee pain — it works from the inside out. The acupuncturist gently puts thin needles into pressure points.

Jessica Roe is a wife and mom of two toddlers. She mainly comes in for headaches, anxiety, stress relief and to get a better night’s sleep.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Modern Acupuncture has community clinics once a month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and are free for people mainly suffering from racism and discrimination, but everyone is welcome to come and try it.

Modern Acupuncture
2516 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago, IL

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