Acupuncture for Pain Management
If you are experiencing pain and considering acupuncture for pain relief, you are not alone. Pain and musculoskeletal complaints account for seven of the top ten conditions for which individuals use acupuncture, according to the 2007 National Health Interview Survey.
Acupuncture has acquired a very good reputation as a treatment for relieving pain. Many Western doctors commonly refer their patients to acupuncturists for alleviation of pain symptoms. Acupuncture and herbal medicine can play an important role in controlling pain. Below is a list of ailments that acupuncture is commonly known for treating. Click on the green hyperlinks provided to learn more about each ailment.
- Reducing chronic and acute pain levels
- Improving the body’s ability to deal with pain
- Regulating emotions
- Increasing energy
- Increasing the ability to perform everyday functions
- Reducing the reliance on medications
- Relieving pain altogether
Pain conditions that have shown to improve with the use of acupuncture and herbal medicine include:
- Back pain (sciatica)
- Neck pain
- Headaches and migraines
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Menstrual cramps
- Tennis elbow
- Myofascial pain
- Post operative pain
- Degenerative joint disease
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Postmenopausal osteoporosis
- Elbow pain
- Shoulder pain
- Wrist and hand pain
- Hip pain
- Knee pain
- Foot pain
Some of the best doctors in the world recommend Acupuncture to their patients for pain relief. Popular Television host Dr. Oz has produced several segments on the benefits of acupuncture for pain management. Click on the link below to see videos of Dr. Oz performing Acupuncture treatments on his show and also promoting Acupuncture for the benefit of pain management:
Our Board Certified Acupuncture Physicians have been in practice since 1996 and treat a large variety of pain conditions. If you or a loved one are suffering from any type of pain, we would like to help. Contact us to find out how acupuncture can help get you on the path to better health today.
For a more complete list of ailments that acupuncture may effectively treat please click here.
Click here to read an article from Medpagetoday.com which pertains to the effectiveness of acupuncture for pain management.