Buying an automobile is probably one of the biggest financial investments you’ll make. When you consider all the hard work that went into your purchase, I’m sure you would agree that it only makes sense to protect your investment so that you get as much return on it as possible. You understand that even though your car runs great, performs magnificently, and looks wonderful on the outside it is imperative that you keep up with regularly scheduled maintenance to keep it running smoothly.
Restoring your health through acupuncture requires an investment of both your time and money, and is truly one of the best investments you can make for yourself. If you have completed, or are in the process of following through with a schedule of comprehensive acupuncture treatments, then congratulations on your commitment to excellent health! However,to remain at the pinnacle you worked so hard to achieve, it is essential to incorporate acupuncture wellness care into your lifestyle.
This wellness care is important and is different for everyone. Some people require either 4, 6, or 8 week maintenance treatments while others may only need to come in one month prior to their yearly issue. Everyone is different and a lot of it depends on the persons body as well as external stress to which they are exposed. After all, if it was worth the investment to regain your health, then you owe it to yourself to maintain it.
The key is to remain proactive and to stay one step ahead of potential problems before they have a chance to develop. It is far less costly to take your car to the mechanic for routine maintenance work than it is to wait for a breakdown.
Keep in mind, however, that even with routine automotive maintenance there is still the potential to develop trouble between service appointments. The same goes for your body. When pain, injuries, or illness occur between wellness visits, resist the temptation to hold out until your next scheduled visit. If your body is talking to you, listen to it, as if you were looking at the warning lights in your car. The sooner a problem is addressed, the easier and more cost effective it is to get you over it.
Your body is meant to last you a lifetime. It is not leased and there is no such thing as trading it in. Isn’t it time you started caring for your body as well as you care for your car? The wellness visits will keep you running well and strong for a lifetime!
Wendy Haskell LAc
Phoenix Rising Acupuncture LLC