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Could acupuncture help my sciatica?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
3 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
Although acupuncture doesn't affect the actual problem or the healing process, some patients have pain relief in the short term while undergoing treatment.
This temporary pain relief might help as your body heals.

In brief: Maybe
Although acupuncture doesn't affect the actual problem or the healing process, some patients have pain relief in the short term while undergoing treatment.
This temporary pain relief might help as your body heals.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
There are a lot of reports of acupuncture helping with low back pain and siatica.

In brief: Yes
There are a lot of reports of acupuncture helping with low back pain and siatica.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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Dr. Jeffrey Albright
Integrative Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Successful Treatment
Acupuncture can be helpful in treating sciatica.
All forms of physical medicine should be considered. Acupuncture can help with acute pain. Chiropractic and rehab should be utilized for long term care. These can also be helpful for neck pain, headaches, backache, back pain, sciatica, disc bulges, etc.

In brief: Successful Treatment
Acupuncture can be helpful in treating sciatica.
All forms of physical medicine should be considered. Acupuncture can help with acute pain. Chiropractic and rehab should be utilized for long term care. These can also be helpful for neck pain, headaches, backache, back pain, sciatica, disc bulges, etc.
Dr. Jeffrey Albright
Dr. Jeffrey Albright
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
In brief: Possibly
Although not understood fully, acupuncture has shown good success in some pain syndromes.
Only way to know is try it out. If after 2-3 treatments you can't see a difference I would seek out a pin/spine specialist for other options.

In brief: Possibly
Although not understood fully, acupuncture has shown good success in some pain syndromes.
Only way to know is try it out. If after 2-3 treatments you can't see a difference I would seek out a pin/spine specialist for other options.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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