A 33-year-old member asked:
How does acupuncture work on pain management for bad back/leg pain?
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Holistic Medicine 34 years experience
Very good: If you suffer from back/ leg pain please firs check with your doctor to make sure it is not for example a tumor that is pressing on a nerve causing you the problem . If it is a case where the pain is secondary
to pure inflammation and irritation of the nerve secondary to impingement by a disc , muscle spasm, heavy lifting, bad posture, exposure to cold , etc..
Then acupuncture is the way to go!
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
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Pain Management 27 years experience
Acupuncture: It is considered a viable additional or adjunctive therapy that can help contribute to relief. Acupuncture involves placement of almost microscopic needle tips into 'meridians'. It is not painful.
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Last updated Dec 19, 2019
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