Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years as an effective treatment for chronic and acute pain. The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes acupuncture as being as effective as morphine in treating pain.
Acupuncture stimulates the body’s natural healing response and improves the overall function of the body. It resolves pain by affecting several pain pathways and healing responses at the same time and has none of the adverse side-effects of long-term drug therapy for pain.
Acupuncture is extremely powerful and effective for relieving pain, inflammation, and swelling. It raises endorphin levels and calms the nervous system’s pain response which quickly reduces pain, and relaxes muscles to stop spasms while promoting physical and emotional well being.
Acupuncture increases blood circulation and speeds up recovery time while helping to prevent recurrence and to avoid surgical intervention.
Acupuncture can be effective in the treatment of acute and chronic pain associated with the following conditions: