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Acupuncture for Wellness, Pain Relief, and IVF Support in Atlanta

At Metro Acupuncture, conveniently located in Sandy Springs, we’re dedicated to health and well-being. Our acupuncturists are passionate about providing personalized care for a wide range of conditions. Whether you’re struggling with chronic pain, frequent headaches and migraines, the disorienting effects of vertigo, mood disturbances, or the emotional and physical demands of infertility or IVF, we can help.

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Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture, might be the solution you’ve been searching for! It activates nerves, prompting the release of neurotransmitters such as dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin. This action triggers the body’s endogenous opioid system, leading to the release of endorphins. Consequently, this process not only alleviates pain but also regulates mood and modulates the perception of pain.

The advantages of acupuncture include easing pain in the back, neck, shoulders, and knees; reducing anxiety; alleviating joint pain; and lowering nausea from cancer treatments and medications. It also supports IVF treatment, helps regulate irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), improves digestion, enhances fertility, and reduces allergy symptoms. Additionally, acupuncture can improve sleep, reduce stress, and alleviate conditions like migraines, anxiety, depression, ADHD, gastrointestinal issues, and both acute and chronic pain.

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For IVF Support

For individuals undergoing IVF, acupuncture can offer a range of benefits that contribute to a more successful cycle:

  • Improved Blood Flow to the Uterus: Increased blood flow creates a more receptive environment for embryo implantation, potentially improving the chances of a successful pregnancy.
  • Reduced Stress and Anxiety: IVF can be a physically and emotionally demanding journey. Acupuncture’s calming effect helps manage stress and anxiety, promoting overall well-being and a more balanced hormonal environment.
  • Enhanced Relaxation: Acupuncture’s ability to induce deep relaxation can be especially beneficial during IVF cycles, allowing your body and mind to both rest.
  • Potential for Increased Pregnancy Rates: Research suggests that acupuncture performed before and after embryo transfer may improve pregnancy rates. While more studies are ongoing, acupuncture can be a valuable addition to your IVF treatment plan.

For Pain Management

Acupuncture offers a safe and effective alternative or complement to traditional pain medication. By stimulating the nervous system and promoting the body’s natural healing processes, acupuncture helps reduce pain and inflammation. This can be especially beneficial for those seeking relief from chronic pain conditions like back pain, neck pain, and arthritis. Additionally, acupuncture can potentially lower reliance on pain medication, reducing the risk of associated side effects.

For Wellness

Looking to promote overall well-being? Acupuncture can be a powerful tool:

  • Promotes Relaxation and Stress Reduction: By stimulating the nervous system, acupuncture helps the body achieve a deeply relaxed state, reducing stress and its associated effects like headaches, muscle tension, and difficulty sleeping.
  • Improves Sleep Quality and Energy Levels: Acupuncture can significantly improve sleep quality, leading to increased energy levels throughout the day. Feeling rested and revitalized can make a big difference in your overall well-being.
  • Balances the Body’s Natural Healing Systems: Acupuncture helps restore balance within the body’s systems, promoting overall health and well-being. This holistic approach can address a variety of concerns, from digestive issues and allergies to anxiety and fatigue.

Treatment Approach

At Metro Acupuncture, we have focused on a personalized approach to patient care through the lens of East Asian medicine since 1998. Our practitioners take the time to understand your current health concerns, unique needs, medical history, and goals. We then create an acupuncture treatment plan, including additional East Asian medical techniques, to address your specific condition.

During IVF cycles, we typically recommend a series of treatments leading up to and following embryo transfer, working collaboratively with your fertility clinic to optimize your chances of success.

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Next Steps

Ready to explore how acupuncture can benefit you? Schedule a consultation today to discuss your health goals and discover the many ways acupuncture can improve your well-being. Call us at (404) 255-8388 or visit our homepage at Metro Acupunture to book your appointment.

Our acupuncture clinic is conveniently located near Perimeter Mall, Northside Hospital, and Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital. We’re also close to fertility clinics like Reproductive Biology Associates (RBA), Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine (ACRM), and Shady Grove Fertility (SGF), making us an ideal choice for IVF patients. Easily accessible via GA-400 and I-285, we also offer ample free parking.

Visit Us — Referential Driving Directions

via GA-9 S/Alpharetta St


Georgia, USA

  1. Head west on Academy St toward N Main St (125 ft)
  2. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto GA-9 S/Alpharetta St/S Main St. Continue to follow GA-9 S/Alpharetta St (5.7 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Canton St (10 ft)


Georgia, USA

  1. Follow N Atlanta St and GA-9/Roswell Rd to Northridge Pkwy in Sandy Springs (7 min, 3.2 mi) (This gets you closest to your destination)
  2. Continue onto N Atlanta St (1.7 mi)
  3. Continue onto GA-9/Roswell Rd (1.5 mi)
  4. Turn left onto Northridge Pkwy (1 min, 0.5 mi) (Connects back to the main route)
  5. Drive from Roberts Dr to Dunwoody (8 min, 2.9 mi) (Seems like a separate trip altogether)
  6. Turn right onto Dunwoody Pl (0.2 mi)
    1. Sharp left onto Northridge Rd (0.1 mi)
    2. Turn right onto Roberts Dr (2.1 mi)
    3. Merge onto Chamblee Dunwoody Rd (0.5 mi)
    4. Turn right onto Mt Vernon Rd (197 ft)
  7. Drive to your destination (34 sec, 190 ft)
    1. Turn right (59 ft)
    2. Turn right (131 ft)


Georgia, USA

  1. Head northwest toward Chamblee Dunwoody Rd (121 ft)
  2. Turn right onto Chamblee Dunwoody Rd (1.7 mi)
  3. Turn right to stay on Chamblee Dunwoody Rd (Pass by Arby’s on the left in 2.6 mi) (3.1 mi)
  4. Turn left onto New Peachtree Rd (16 ft)


Georgia, USA

  1. Head southwest on New Peachtree Rd toward Chamblee Dunwoody Rd (16 ft)
  2. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Chamblee Dunwoody Rd (0.4 mi)
  3. Turn left onto Peachtree Blvd (2.9 mi)


Georgia, USA

  1. Head south on Peachtree Rd NE toward Glen Way. Pass by PNC Bank (on the right in 3.1 mi)


Atlanta, GA, USA

  1. Reaching GA-400 N:
    1. Head northeast on Peachtree Rd NE (0.6 mi)
    2. Use the 2nd from the left lane to turn left onto Piedmont Rd NE (0.4 mi)
    3. Turn right after Chipotle Mexican Grill (on the left) (0.3 mi)
    4. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left to merge onto GA-400 N (0.3 mi)
  2. Continuing on GA-400 N to Exit 5:
    1. Merge onto GA-400 N (4.5 mi)
    2. Take exit 5 for Abernathy Rd toward Dunwoody/Sandy Springs (0.9 mi)
    3. Use the right 3 lanes to take the ramp onto Abernathy Rd NE (233 ft)
  3. Reaching Bridges Creek Trail NE:
    1. Merge onto Abernathy Rd NE (0.1 mi)
    2. Turn right onto Peachtree Dunwoody Rd (0.1 mi)
    3. Turn right onto Mount Vernon Hwy (1.0 mi)
    4. Turn right onto Vernon Woods Dr NE (0.1 mi)
    5. At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Vernon Woods Dr NE (0.3 mi)
    6. Turn right onto Bridges Creek Trail NE (115 ft)

Sandy Springs

Georgia, USA

  1. Head west on Bridges Creek Trail NE toward Vernon Woods Dr NE (115 ft)
  2. Turn left onto Vernon Woods Dr NE (0.3 mi)
  3. At the traffic circle, continue straight (This keeps you on Vernon Woods Dr NE)
  4. Turn left onto Mount Vernon Hwy (0.7 mi)
  5. Turn right onto Barfield Rd (0.2 mi)
  6. Turn left (Destination will be on the right) (0.1 mi)

Metro Acupuncture

6255 Barfield Rd #175, Atlanta, GA 30328, United States