People who have to endure persistent back pain oftentimes experience it radiating down their hip or up to their shoulders and neck. Having to cope with this pain from day to day can significantly impact their daily life. People for sure cannot live a full and happy life if they have to cope with pain every day. The good news is that there is a way one can be relieved from the pain by receiving a holistic type of treatment known as acupuncture. Acupuncture is the insertion of very thin acupuncture needles to stimulate the body to release painkilling chemicals to neutralize the pain.
People will usually gravitate to a safer and more effective mode of treatment to help them get rid of their illness. Acupuncture is one the safest form of medical treatment around and it is very effective in treating back, shoulders and neck problems. In fact, it is very effective in treating practically any type of pain in the body. The World Health Organization (WHO) has even approved it as a treatment for dozens of health conditions including back pain.
Most kinds of back pain are caused from a longstanding tension condition. If people’s muscles get stiff and stay stiff they will eventually suffer from pain from the tension. Most of the pain in your body may probably be caused just from the tightness in your muscles. There is no problem at all to alleviate that tightness with the right amount of acupuncture treatment performed by a licensed acupuncturist who knows what exact acupuncture points in the body to be treated.
When your muscles and body are extremely tensed, it will cause problems with the flow of blood in your body. Moreover, the poor circulation can actually make waste accumulate into your muscles. The waste can inflame and swell your muscles adding more pain to the ones you already have.
To resolve your back pain, the only thing you need to do is to look for a licensed acupuncturist near your area who will treat your of your back and muscle pain. Acupuncture is a very old Chinese medical procedure that has been used to treat a wide range of conditions for thousands of years. One advantage of receiving acupuncture treatment is that it has been proven to be a more effective modality in treating back pain than physical therapy. You will not just be able to manage your pain you will also be stimulating your pituitary gland, brain and nerve cells that can lead to your body healing itself. Acupuncture also not only addresses the symptoms of an illness, it also resolves the underlying cause of the illness.
Galina Semyonova is a licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist in New York City. She has studied extensively in the fields of biofeedback therapy, SCENAR therapy, Chinese herbal treatments and Chinese and Western nutrition.