Pain management is one of the outstanding advantages of acupuncture. Using acupuncture to manage the pain has been practiced for thousands of years. Clinically it has been proven that acupuncture can effectively relieve low back pain, migraine headaches, knee pain, wrist pain and many more.
How: Because acupuncture has been used for pain relieve for thousands of years, in 1970s, acupuncture was used as method of anesthesia in China, research has showed that acupuncture can stimulate internal secretion of natural pain killers: that are the endorphins. Acupuncture also has effect of anti-inflammatory, and relaxes muscle and tendons.
Why: Pain is a signal l of our body to tell us somewhere in our body is wrong, or not perform the normal function, or not been in the normal status. Pain can be caused by abnormal condition of muscle, joint, tendon, such as low back pain, knee pain, tennis elbow, or pain can be caused by disorders of internal organs, such as chest pain, abdominal pain, menstrual cramps.
When: Since Pain is the way of our body to draw our attention to address our bodies’ health issues. So, do not wait, when you started to feel pain, it is the best to treat it earlier the better.