For many years. Acupuncture is commonly uses to treat many types of pain. You should see a physician to rule out any dangerous process. After that, acupuncture may be an excellent method of helping to control the symptoms.
Yes. It is frequently used for this purpose with good results. Chronic problems will require more treatments & often the response to treatment will be slower.
Is acupuncture for lower spinal pain/si joint pain or back problems in general an effective treatment?
Very often - yes. I agree with dr. Chin. Acupuncture is benefitial for both acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems. It can help by decreasing obstructions of qi, blood circulation, lymph drainage and nerve conductivity. Acupuncture is often used for refractory back pain (with and without electrical stimulation). Read more...