Acupuncture for Chronic Pain and Chronic Conditions

We recommend customized treatment plans designed to initiate healing and improve your chronic pain conditions.

 

Please come in for your Initial Acupuncture to discuss if one of our programs is right for you. 

 

Benefits that Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Provide for Painful Conditions:

• Mediates pain with endorphins and activates opioid systems in the brain that respond to pain
• Improves the blood circulation and the flow to the joints, muscles, nerves, tendons and ligaments
• Reduces inflammation by sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system pathways
• Antihistamine action and down regulation of pro inflammatory cytokines

• Influences the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis to mediate the edema and swelling

• Decreases the stress response and promotes relaxation in the mind and body

 

Symptoms that Acupuncture can Treat:
• Neurological: multiple sclerosis, concussion, peripheral neuropathy, cerebrovascular accident, post-stroke recovery

• Low back pain, mid back, sciatica, pelvic, hip, sacral-iliac joint aches and pains

• Bladder problems, urinary incontinence, urinary urgency

• Joint pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia

• Foot pain, neuropathy, plantar fasciitis, hip, leg and ankle pain
• Shoulder pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, various forms of tendinosis/tendinitis

• Carpal tunnel syndrom, arm, wrist and hand pain

• Headaches, migraines, facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, post-surgical toothache pain 

• Neck pain, jaw and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ), whiplash symptoms

 

More Information from the National Institutes of Health discussing Acupuncture for Pain.