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All types of pain in the body has a similar nerve pathway that ultimately controls the sensation of that pain. Painkillers work by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses in this pathway but have unwanted side effects and dependency issues.
Acupuncture is a proven pain management therapy and is widely used in the NHS for the treatment of acute and chronic pain. All types of pain can be successfully treated and controlled by using acupuncture. Acupuncture works by stimulating natural endorphins and anti inflammatory agents in your blood stream that work as natural painkillers. Endorphins are very potent and are produced naturally by the body and have no side effects.
For acute conditions such as for injuries a few sessions of acupuncture can often provide complete and permanent pain relief. For more chronic conditions acupuncture does not just relieve pain but it can also stimulate the healing process. Acupuncture will stimulate the flow of blood and energy to the problem area.
Conditions that can be effectively treated include:
It is common to experience the positive effects of acupuncture after just one session. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to co tact me.