The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 70 million people suffer from some form of arthritis. For most people as the body ages inflammation and pain cannot be avoided. Most show signs of arthritis around the age of 50. Acupuncture has been found to be extremely effective at treating the inflammation associated with all types of arthritis. Acupuncture aims to treat the specific symptoms that are unique to each individual using a variety of techniques such as acupuncture, Chinese herbs, body work, dietary recommendations, and exercise to help restore the imbalances found in the body. Acupuncture not only provides relief from the symptoms but it also seeks to alleviate the cause and cure the root problem, making this an ideal therapy for those who suffer from arthritis.
Back pain is a very common problem, and affects people in several different ways. It can be as simple as a sprain or strain, to a herniated disc, arthritis, or even sciatica. There are several different types of treatments for back pain. Depending on the specific diagnosis, treatment can range from medication, to physical therapy and/or chiropractic care and in the worse case it can lead to surgery. Acupuncturists treat back pain in a natural and holistic way. Acupuncture treatment works to alleviate your symptoms and treat the underlying cause of your back pain. It can also provide long-term relief along with improvements in quality of life. A customized treatment plan will be created and may include self-care techniques such as stretching and exercises, along with improving your posture, managing your stress, massage, and herbal remedies.
Neck pain will affect most people at some point in their life. It could be as mild as mere annoyance or be severe enough to cause a headache even a migraine. Neck pain has a variety of causes: it could stem from injury, bad posture, arthritis, or even stress. If you suffer from chronic or occasional neck pain, acupuncture could provide the relief you are looking for. Acupuncture will not only help to relieve your neck pain, but it will also help to identify and treat the underlying cause(s) of your pain. Based on your individual issues and symptoms, your acupuncture physician will customize a treatment plan that will restore the energy, balance, and flow, that is causing your pain. Along with the treatment your acupuncture physician may also recommend stretches and exercises along with herbs to work in conjunction with you acupuncture treatment to help you reach your maximum healing potential.