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Acupuncture & Massage for Addiction Recovery

Used to rebalance your body’s energy and communicate with your nervous system, acupuncture and acupressure are age-old Chinese remedies. Massage therapy is known for its ability to relax muscles, improve circulation, and calm the mind. Together, these types of complementary therapies are beneficial in the treatment of drug or alcohol misuse, as well as co-occurring disorders.

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Acupuncture & Acupressure Benefits

Acupuncture and acupressure are often combined with evidence-based therapies to treat men and women struggling with addiction. These complementary therapies are administered in a safe, relaxing environment, and Haven practitioners encourage clients to make each bodywork session a calming, enjoyable part of their day.

Acupuncture, acupressure, and other Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) techniques bring about a number of benefits in Haven clients:

Benefits of Massage

acupuncture and massage addiction recoveryMassage is another alternative therapy incorporated into our holistic treatment model. More than muscle release, some massage techniques help clients better connect with the bodies and their emotions while decreasing the production of stress hormones. Like alcohol or drug use, massage also triggers a “pleasure response” that releases dopamine and endorphins—which elicits a state of relaxation and contentment.

People recovering from addiction value the nurturing power of touch. This is one of the reasons our Haven massage program is so popular. Touch is emotionally and physically beneficial because of its ability to produce:

Acupuncture & Body Work at The Haven

Undoubtedly, stress impedes addiction recovery progress. To encourage the emotional and physical wellness of male and female clients, The Haven at Pismo provides a diverse range of complementary therapies that soothe the body, mind, and soul while reducing the symptoms that come with early sobriety. Experience the Haven difference at our picturesque Pismo Beach rehab campus. Begin the admissions process today: 805.202.3440.

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