How Acupuncture Helps Back pain?

Back pain is a very common problem. It affects 80% of all individuals at some time in their lives. In fact, it is one of the top reasons people seek medical care. Low back pain can become a chronic or acute problem. Acupuncture and traditional Eastern Medicine are very effective in treating back pain naturally. Natural energy of our body are connected by channels or meridians, which create a flow of energy called Qi. Stimulating these points is said to correct the imbalance of qi and improve the flow of energy.


How back pain happens :  There are many possible causes for back pain.  Improper lifting, sudden Movements or traumatic injury can result in strained muscles or ligaments.  Other culprits can Include arthritis, structural abnormalities of the spine or the discs between the vertebrae bulging or Rupturing and pressing on a nerve.  Depending on the specific diagnosis, back pained generally Treated with medications, physical therapy, chiropractic care and in some cases, surgery.  If Qi becomes stagnant, unbalanced or deficient, Symptoms such as back pain, ache and inflammation can result.  This can happen for any number of Reasons, such as injury, illness, stress.

A more natural approach :  Acupuncture treatment view back pain another way.  We will not only work to relieve your symptoms, but will also aim to find and treat the Underlying cause of your pain.

According to Eastern medicine, types and possible causes of back pain are:

Stagnation pain that is offer linked to sudden, stabbing, severe pain that is related to sprains, Strains or trauma.  It can be accompanied by stiffness and tightness and becomes worse with rest.  If it occurs often in the same area it may reflect an underlying deficiency. Cold, damp obstruction pain that is generally worse in the morning and exacerbated by cold or damp weather.  This type of pain condition may be associated with numbness, swelling.  Heat improves this condition. Deficiency pain is usually a chronic condition that presents with a “dull” pain and improves with rest.


Restoring balance for Back pain

Once we have determined the cause of your back pain, will design a specific Treatment plan to address your concerns and boost your overall health. During acupuncture Treatment, We will insert fine, sterile needles into specific acupuncture points along the Meridian channel in order to restore the balance and flow of Qi.  We may also perform acupressure or other types of therapy, based on your unique issues and symptoms.