Acupuncture for Pain Management
Acupuncture is effective in the treatment of shoulder periarteritis (shoulder pain). Of 310 subjects studies, 158 were cured, 40 improved and 12 showed no significant improvement.
J. Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2003 Sept.23 (3):201-02Take a moment to notice if you are avoiding any pain right now. What do you feel? Millions of people experience some type of pain. Many people cover up pain signals, either by ignoring them or taking medication. However, treated in this way, the source of pain will never completely go away. Eventually, the pain may become more intense and chronic. Acupuncture is a time-tested, safe, effective, natural, and drug-free way to eliminate pain. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) acknowledge the benefits of acupuncture at treating and/or eliminating pain due to a wide range of causes. 2 billion people worldwide and twelve million American use Acupuncture to solve their health problems.
Managing Pain Without Opioids: Why You Should Consider Acupuncture – Huffington Post 8/9/2016
Acupuncture Can Help With Pain:
Releases endorphins, our body’s natural painkiller
Finds and removes the blockage in the flow of blood, which then allows your tissues and organs to heal
Stress Reduction: Acupuncture neutralizes the effect of cortisol, the “stress hormone”