Acupuncture for Pain Management

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a therapy or a method or a treatment of healing the body with thin needles and without swallowing physical medicines. It is consider being an alternate method of curing certain diseases in human beings.

How it is done? What is the mechanism?

There are well trained personnel called Acupuncturist who use very thin, solid, metallic needles to insert in certain specific points in the skin tissues called Acupuncture points or Acupoints to metabolise the body and promote natural and self healing for that particular disease. It serves as a Naturopathic medicine and there are various techniques in Acupuncture. It is a method to promote and encourage natural healing by stimulating the internal chemicals and hormones without any pain. The Castle Rock Acupuncture specialists have been given upgraded training to serve the mass with quality services.

Is Acupuncture only for pain?

Acupuncture is a therapy for correcting the imbalances and energises the energy flow in our body and it is not just a pain relief therapy alone. Acupuncture for pain relief is considered to be one of the major and most widely used therapies. There are a variety of techniques in Acupuncture and sometimes heat pressure or mild electric current is also used along with the needles for the enhancement of the treatment.

It is very effective for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in adults following a surgery or taking chemotherapy. Apart from this, it also helps in curing certain other diseases like allergy, depression, anxiety, dysentery, facial pain, headache, migraine headache, hypertension, knee pain, low back pain, neck pain, pain in dentistry, sprain, stroke, digestive disorders, gastritis, hyperacidity, constipation, respiratory disorders, sinusitis, sore throat, asthma, addiction, stroke, chest infections, neurological and muscular disorders, rib neuritis, frozen shoulders, tennis elbow, urinary problems, morning sickness, menstrual and reproductive problems and infertility.

When does the treatment starts?

The basic process to even before starting the Acupuncture treatment is to know the health history of the concerned Individual. Then the examination of the tongue’s shape, colour, and coats are determined. The pulse is analysed and a few additional physical examinations is also done depending on the individual’s health. Only after a small analysis of all these examinations, the acupuncturist will recommend a proper treatment plan to address that particular condition.

The most common method to stimulate Acupoints is inserting needles but inserting needles is not the only process in Acupuncture. Even during the insertion of fine needles into the skin, pressure, heat, or electrical stimulation may also be used for further enhanced effects

There are various other techniques also used for Acupoints stimulation which includes manual massage, heat therapy, cupping, and the application of topical herbal medicines.

Acupuncture corrects and influences the imbalances in the energy flow. It encourages the body to promote natural healing and improve functioning and acupuncture may be useful as an adjunct treatment or an acceptable alternative or be included in a comprehensive management program.

In this growing world of diseases, Acupuncture has made a mark for its own self by its very natural way and for regaining the health and gaining back the energy and vitality and to optimize the health. Though being a very old technique, its importance is known world over for this being a technique for relief. Trust the experts at Castle Rock family acupuncture to get long term relief from illnesses.