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Acupuncture: My First Experience of Pain Relief

Acupuncture: Can it Really Help?

The first and most important answer is: Yes it Can!

The first time I received acupuncture was when I was 16 years old. I had very bad pain in my mid back for 3 months. I was very active racing motorcycles and bicycles and 3 months of pain when you are 16 is like 5 years of pain when you are 40!

My mom was a nurse practitioner at Kaiser and sent me to massage therapists as well as to a doctor. Nothing helped and it was getting worse as my back was very swollen on one side. She finally sent me to an acupuncturist.

I went to the acupuncturist who could not speak English well but after touching my back he started putting needles in me. Unexpectedly I fell asleep on the table. I left kind of feeling light headed and tired.

The next day when I woke up I was very surprised to say the least. I had no pain and the swelling was completely gone. This was in 1982, and to say the least, acupuncture was not something that most people knew about.

Well here I am many years later and I treat many patients very much like myself back in 1982. In fact I have seen even more amazing things than what I had experienced way back when.

If you are contemplating acupuncture as a treatment for your condition, especially if it involves pain, Do not hesitate. It really is unpleasant to be in pain and there is a solution that can help.

My name is Michael McNeal and I have been treating patients in the Antelope Valley area for 11 years now. There are many conditions that we treat with excellent results. Back and Neck pain, Migraines Carpal Tunnel and Tendonitis are some, to name a very few. I also treat Digestive and Gynecological complaints with great success also.

Call me or visit our office for a free consultation. Our Phone number is: 661-723-1880

May 2, 2011 Posted by | Acupuncture, Back Pain, migraines, Pain Relief, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Lancaster Acupuncture And Chinese Herbal Medicine

44808 Elm Ave. Lancaster, Ca. 93534


Acupuncture And Chinese Herbal Medicine


What can Chinese Herbal Medicine help?

Chinese Herbal Medicine is a vast but mostly unused treasure house for health care in the United States. Chinese Herbal Medicine is used as the main form of treatment to treat many serious diseases in

China and other countries. Unfortunately very few people have the training to take advantage of this incredible health care. Michael has recieved extensive training in and specializes in Chinese Herbal Medicine. His main specialties include:

OB/GYN (Female Issues), and Pediatric

(Infant/Children’s issues).

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Specialties Include:

Female Bleeding & Pain

Female Fibroids/Cysts

Menopausal Syndrome


Morning Sickness

Infant Colic/Diarrhea/Cough

Heart Pain/ High Blood Press.

Colitis/ Irratable Bowel

Digestive Bloating/Pain etc…

Allergies & Sinus Problems

Urinary Problems

Anxiety & Panic Attacks


Treatments usually begin with a hot pack on the injured area to relax the muscles. After the hotpack, disposable, high quality needles about the size of a hair are inserted at very specific points with a virtually painless technique. They are left in place for about 20 to 30 minutes. Many patients fall asleep during this time because they are so relaxed. Some people feel energetic after a treatment but most people feel very calm and pleasantly tranquil.After the needles are removed the patient usually recieves a 5 to 10 minute complimentary massage with one of many special herbal linaments on the injured area. The whole treatment usually lasts about 45 minutes to an hour depending on the problem.

Most patients feel much better after their first or second treatment. Length of treatment usually depends on the length of illness. Acute problems require less treatment than chronic problems.

ACUPUNCTURE ? What can it Help ?

Acupuncture, being over 2500 years old was originally used in China to treat all disease. However there are some conditions it treats more effectively than others. Pain is the most common condition, but there are many other conditions it treats with great results.

Orthopedic injuries, migraines and arthritis are specialties that our clinic has excellant results with.

Acupuncture Specialties Include


Neck/Back Spinal Injuries

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome



Muscle/Ligament Sprain/Strains

Post Surgical Pain & Recovery




What does it feel like ?

The majority of patients do not feel anything except a light tap. Many times the patient does not know they have needles in them until the insertion of all the needles is completed. Some patients do feel a sensation like a mosquito bite, but it is not painful as most people imagine.

Michael McNeal L.Ac. QME

Licensed Acupuncturist Qualified Medical Evaluator Professor of Chinese Herbal Medicine

Lancaster Palmdale ‘Area


Michael McNeal L.Ac. QME

Licensed Acupuncturist

Qualified Medical Evaluator

Certified in:

Acupuncture Orthopedics

Qualified Medical Evaluator

Ca Workers Compensation System

Professor of Chinese Herbal


Kyung San University Garden Grove, Ca

Specializes in:

Acupuncture Orthopedics

Chinese Herbal Medicine

OB/GYN (Female Issues)

Pediatric (Infant/Childrens Issues)

Qther services available at our clinic:

Allergy Elimination: (NAET)

Nutrition/ Organ Analysis (ART)

Neuro Emotional Technique (NET)


By: Eileen Alexander R.N.




44808 Elm Ave. Lancaster, Ca. 93534

March 18, 2011 Posted by | acuupuncture, migraines, pain, relief | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment