Back Pain *
Back pain can be caused from numerous underlying misalignment and inflammation of the musculoskeletal system. Your pain might be caused by chronic sciatica, a bulging disc, or arthritis or any number of other imbalances. Those with back pain know that whether your pain is in the upper, mid, or lower back, it is very painful and can be disabling.
A person suffering from sciatica has an inflamed sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve starts roughly at the base of the spine, travels down the back of the leg and then stops in your foot. Sciatic pain is difficult to treat because nerve pain does not respond well to painkillers. Acupuncture works by stimulating the nervous system and allowing for the body to regain its natural balance and function.
Arthritis is a condition that many people experience in their lives. Arthritis is a condition where your joints swell and become inflamed and tender. Arthritis tends to grow worse with age. Arthritis can be a widespread problem, throughout your body, or can be localized to areas such as knee, low back or shoulders. Come for Health can treat your arthritis through acupuncture. As acupuncture needles are placed in specific acupuncture points in your body, natural endorphins are released. These endorphins are the bodies natural pain killer and helps to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.
For best results we suggest acupuncture treatment once or twice per week . For most effective pain management and rehabilitation, an average of 15 sessions is recommended
"Nearly 8 out of every 10 people will have low back pain at some point in life. Back pain is one of the top reasons people seek medical treatment. It is also the No. 1 reported reason for seeking acupuncture. The good news is chronic low back pain is one of the conditions that research suggests acupuncture may be an effective tool for treating.
Guidelines from the American Pain Society and American College of Physicians say doctors should consider acupuncture as an alternative therapy for patients with chronic low-back pain that's not helped by conventional treatment."