Pain management

Acupuncture is a complementary therapy that is being increasingly used in the day-to- day management of pain.

It originated in China, over 3000 yr ago and is practised worldwide.

Everyone experiences pain at some time. It might be the result of an injury, operation, or pushing your body too hard. Headache, infection, arthritis, and other health problems cause pain. Unchecked, pain can rob you of the ability to sleep, work, and enjoy life. It can also lead to depression and anxiety.

We’ve come a long way from the days of “grin and bear it,” or “no pain, no gain.” Pain begets pain, so it’s important to stop it early. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to pain relief. Standard medications can be a good option for many pain sufferers, but a wide range of effective nondrug therapies are also available.

Why acupuncture helps to relieve pain?

The idea is similar to how a river flows, with obstruction along the river channels producing illness further downstream in the body. Acupuncture is therefore able to help restore the flow and return the body to normal through stimulation of points on the meridian system.

Although acupuncture is just one component of traditional Chinese medicine, its precise effects on the human body remains an area on ongoing investigation. From a Western perspective acupuncture induces effects on neuropeptides, local circulation, inflammation, and the Central Nervous System (CNS).

    What conditions are amenable to acupuncture as identified by the world health organisation?

    Upper respiratory tract disorders

    • Acute sinusitis
    • Acute rhinitis
    • Acute tonsillitis

    Gastrointestinal disorders

    • Acute/chronic gastritis
    • Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain)
    • Chronic colitis
    • Pelvic pain

    Other Dysmenorrhoea

    Neurological disorders

    Musculo-skeletal disorders

    • Tennis elbow
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Cervico-brachial syndrome
    • Sciatica
    • Low back pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Phantom limb pain
    • Fibromyalgia

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