Does acupuncture alleviate pain from bulging disk?

Thumbs up. Yes, acupuncture has been shown to help some people with back pain. Hope you feel better.
Acupuncture is a . Technique for pain control for a variety of indications including back pain. However, discs bulges are found normally in the spine and are not sources of back pain. Some due have success with acupuncture .

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Can acupuncture work to relieve pain from bulging disk?

Pain. Acupuncture will not correct a bulging, herniated or extruded disc. However, it can help both pain and range of motion by removing obstructions of blood circulation, lymphatic drainage, nerve conduction & qi. Discuss this option with your physician, orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon. Take care. Read more...
Proven vs unproven. By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. Still, pain is different. Perception. it may work - mind over matter. . Read more...
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Yes. Numerous well-conducted studies in the peer-reviewed literature confirm the effectiveness of acupuncture for many conditions including back pain. See http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/acm.1996.2.53?journalCode=acm and http://tinyurl.com/y8vxwzqc and http://tinyurl.com/y86oms25 Also consider prolozone: http://www.faim.org/prolozone-for-pain-relief. Read more...