Acupuncture can be used to alleviate back and neck pain by increasing the amount of endorphins that are released, which block pain. Acu-points are near nerves. When stimulated, the muscle sends a message to the brain to release endorphins, thus relieving your pain.
Acupuncture therapy is not used to treat the actual herniated disc, but to diminish pain. Thin needles are pressed into pressure points that can release endorphins to calm back pain. Many patients have experienced pain relief from acupuncture, but several treatments are necessary to acquire lasting results.
In addition to normal sport injury treatments, many patients have found acupuncture to be an effective treatment in reducing inflammation and swelling. Adkore offers acupuncture therapy that provides a quicker recovery.
Acupuncture is a popular treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis involves the inflammation and swelling of in and around joints. The insertion of acupuncture needles help reduce inflammation by releasing anti-inflammatory natural steroids.
Osteoarthritis involves the gradual wearing away of cartilage in the joints, as well as the deposition of calcium in the bones. Acupuncture treatment can be performed to alleviate pain caused by osteoarthritis. The hair-like needles are placed in specific pressure points, which releases endorphins, the body’s natural painkiller.