Acupuncture

Acupuncture | Comprehensive Pain Management Center

Acupuncture

 

Acupuncture is a Traditional Chinese Medicine that incorporates the use of thin needles,

massage, electrical stimulation, heat and ultrasound to stimulate certain anatomical points.

The Japanese have a different style of acupuncture which is perceived as more sensitive with much

less manipulation of the needle than the Chinese style.

This treatment is commonly individualized to the patient not the condition and is

frequently used in combination with other treatments such as massage, cupping, and herbal

interventions. This seems to be helpful for chronic pain conditions, chemotherapy

induced nausea, acute pain, headaches, hypertension, and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary

disease).

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