Back Pain Relief
It is estimated that 80 percent of people on this planet will experience back pain at one time or another. This includes pain in the upper, middle, and lower back.
Many people who experience low back pain, also have symptoms of sciatica.
Back pain is caused by injury, accident, degenerative disc disease, arthritis, and sometimes it’s just a mystery.
Thousands of back pain sufferers turn to acupuncture for relief. In fact, back pain is the number one reason people visit an acupuncturist.
Relief for Chronic Back Pain
While acupuncture is relatively new for the vast majority of people in Western society, it has been a trusted part of Chinese medicine for over two thousand years. It is based on the concept that the human body has pathways that serve as conduits for energy called Qi. When these conduits are stimulated, the body’s energy is put back into balance, thereby diminishing pain and restoring health.
When you come to see us with back pain, we will search for, and locate pressure points that alleviate the pain. Oftentimes, those points are local (along the spine), other times they are distal (in another region of the body).
Why choose Acupuncture?
Acupuncture provides relief to millions of back pain sufferers around the world.In California, it’s best to choose an acupuncturist licensed by the California Acupuncture Board.
Some physical therapists do what is called “dry needling”, it is better to go to someone who has studied the nuances of Acupuncture for a minimum of 4 years, than to a physical therapist who is not Licensed in Acupuncture.