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Help please! is acupuncture an effective way to cure back and neck pain?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Often- yes

I completely agree with dr. Yang.
It is important to have chronic or severe pain assessed by your physician. Acupuncture can improve many types of back pain by breaking down ashi or trigger points. It removes obstructions in blood flow, lymph drainage, electrical conductivity & qi. It can help to improve range of motion. Talk to your physician about this great option.

In brief: Often- yes

I completely agree with dr. Yang.
It is important to have chronic or severe pain assessed by your physician. Acupuncture can improve many types of back pain by breaking down ashi or trigger points. It removes obstructions in blood flow, lymph drainage, electrical conductivity & qi. It can help to improve range of motion. Talk to your physician about this great option.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Isaac Yang
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It depends

Well, it is important to rule out any anatomic cause of neck or back pain.
Yes most back and neck pain will respond to conservative measures and other measures such as eastern medicine, but it is first important to see a doctor to rule out any other serious causes.

In brief: It depends

Well, it is important to rule out any anatomic cause of neck or back pain.
Yes most back and neck pain will respond to conservative measures and other measures such as eastern medicine, but it is first important to see a doctor to rule out any other serious causes.
Dr. Isaac Yang
Dr. Isaac Yang
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care

In brief: Yes and no.

May help with pain or stress (if you Believe in it enough).
But the disease itself could be serious ( ? Nerve compression ? Heart pain? Gallbladder? Rumor?). Make sure it's nothing serious before you trust in acupuncture. If no serious pathology, could then attempt acupuncture. Feel better

In brief: Yes and no.

May help with pain or stress (if you Believe in it enough).
But the disease itself could be serious ( ? Nerve compression ? Heart pain? Gallbladder? Rumor?). Make sure it's nothing serious before you trust in acupuncture. If no serious pathology, could then attempt acupuncture. Feel better
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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