Back pain is one of those horrible things in life that just wonâ€™t seem to go away. It can persist for days and weeks at a time before vanishing for months at a time. It is very frustrating as back pain prevents you from going about your daily routine. You have to stop any strenuous physical activities and you feel miserable the whole time.
The solution so far has been to take painkillers and wait for it to pass. Unfortunately this does involve nasty side effects that sometimes seem to outweigh the relief that it can bring. Fortunately acupuncture pain relied therapy now offers a way to feel good again without experiencing the side effects of medication.
Being away from work can be tough, especially when you have a job that requires you to be up to date on everything constantly. Stress can make your pain even worse. An acupuncture back pain treatment sees you back at work faster than if you were on other drugs or leaving your back pain untreated.
If you have an active lifestyle or just hate being in bed all day then acupuncture pain therapy is a good way to get back on your feet. Acupuncture pain therapy sees you back on your feet sooner than if you used conventional methods. Studies have shown that this is a good therapy. If you have interrupted sleep as a result of pain then acupuncture pain therapy could also help in this area.
It must be said however that not everyone responds to acupuncture pain therapy. Acupuncture back pain treatment works best for people who are experiencing. Back pain caused by an injury or a disease that is outside of the nervous system. Those who experience neuropathic pain may not feel any relief with the use of this therapy.
Needles are inserted into the body to treat back pain. Some needles will be placed locally, or near the area experiencing pain, while others will be placed distally, or away from the pain. The needles that are placed distally are often the most important when using acupuncture back pain treatments.
If treatment is successful then you should feel relief almost immediately. Your practitioner may also use other therapies to go along with your treatment. Electro stimulation and cupping are just two of the complementary treatments that may be used. Treatments should be frequent at first and then can be reduced as the pain diminishes.