Can Acupuncture Really Relieve My Pain?

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One of the most serious impediments to your quality of life is pain. If you suffer ongoing (chronic) pain in your back, neck and spine, your quality of life is significantly reduced. The team at Allied Pain & Spine Institute can address a number medical problems that can cause pain and functional issues. We use a variety of approaches and techniques to treat pain and disfunction, and one of those is acupuncture.

How Does Acupuncture Help Pain?

Traditional Chinese medicine has passed down the techniques of acupuncture, which have been further refined by modern medicine. Acupuncture involves inserting fine needles into the skin at specific points to release endorphins, the body’s own pain-killing method. This action also triggers the brain’s release of serotonin, which improves mood and a sense of well-being.

The licensed acupuncturists at Allied Pain & Spine Institute have a proven track record of successful treatments for patients suffering back and neck pain. You will typically be required to enjoy a series of 6 to 12 sessions, once or twice weekly, that can last from 30 to 90 minutes. The root causes of your pain will dictate just how many sessions are required.

Combining Treatments for the Best Results

Our pain experts at Allied Pain & Spine Institute often find that a combination of treatments produces the best results. Each patient is different, with varied problems and responses to treatment. After a professional evaluation of your condition, we will formulate a tailored treatment strategy that may combine several treatment modalities, and these can include acupuncture.

Back and neck pain are some of the main reasons patients come to Allied Pain & Spine Institute. We pledge to offer the best course of action for eliminating or controlling your pain. If you are suffering from chronic back or neck pain, contact one of our clinics to schedule a consultation.

Posted on behalf of Dr. James Petros, Allied Pain & Spine Institute