Back pain affects more than 1.1 million people in the UK, acupuncture therapy can help by:
Providing pain relief by stimulating nerves located in muscular and connective tissue acupuncture leads to a release of endorphins and other neurohumoral factors, this brings about changes in the way pain is processed by the spinal cord and brain.
Reducing inflammation by promoting the release of vascular and immunomodulatory factors.
Relief of muscular stiffness and improving joint mobility by increasing local micro circulation, which aids the dispersal of swelling and bruising.
Reduces the use of medication. Patients can
usually start to reduce pain medication after a
Improving outcome when added to conventional
treatments such as rehabilitation exercises
Regulates and re balances the health
of the fascia.
Traditional Acupuncture has been researched
and has been found to be a very effective treatment
for back pain .
Treatment may involve the use of massage techniques,
moxibustion (application of warming herbs),
electro - acupuncture and cupping as well as needling.
You will also be given exercises to do to suit your particular problem.
If you would like to talk to Lynda before booking
an appointment please telephone 07753571212 during office hours
or book online
for a free 15 minute no obligation chat.