Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain has a far reaching effect on quality of life as it doesn’t just physical ability to carry out tasks but can affect mood outlook and optimism over time.

Acupuncture has an established reputation in the treatment of back pain, sciatica, neck and shoulder pain and joint pain.

It is also very effective in the treatment of pain from internal medicine causes such as migraine, fibromyalgia, menstrual pain and neurological pain.

 

The effect of Acupuncture on chronic pain

Acupuncture benefits healing by increasing blood supply and anti inflammatory hormones. It also helps the management of chronic pain through its effect on the nervous system, relieving stress and anxiety for a more positive outlook.

Chinese herbs are also very effective for the cost effective management of pain as the client can continue taking them in between acupuncture visits, effectively getting a mini treatment daily.  This quickens results

At Callan Acupuncture we combine the following techniques for the treatment of  pain.

  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Cupping massage
  • Traditional Chinese herbs
  • Heat (moxibustion)

 

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