Escape the pain cycle and enjoy life again!
Acupuncture is the number one treatment for acute pain Acupuncture can also treat the underlying root causes of Period Pain and Chronic Back Pain. It can also offer the desperately needed relief from the tyranny of chronic pain – and quickly.
Acupuncture for Pain Relief is so powerful that it can relieve acute neck pain, acute lower back pain and acute ankle sprains almost immediately.
- Acute neck and shoulder pain—this can be caused by straining the neck from Acupuncture for Pain Relief sudden movements, or sleeping in a poor position and waking up unable to rotate your neck
- Acute lower back pain—can happen after lifting heavy objects or sudden movements. Unrelated to illness and sometimes brought on by something as insignificant as a cough. Your lower back may feel stiff, your range of movement is decreased, and you may experience difficulty standing straight.
- Acute ankle sprain — can happen if you’re actively sporty and participate in fitness activities. It can also happen when you have unstable footing or climb steps up or down at an angle.
These kinds of pain share many things in common, mainly they restrict your movement, are severely painful and occur over a short period of time. Consequently, if treatment is provided within a week, it will be most successful.
How do these conditions affect your life?
Although these conditions are acute, and therefore not long lasting, they nonetheless impede your ability to carry on with your current lifestyle, in whichever capacity you may work. If these conditions are not addressed, they can turn into chronic pain conditions that may lead to long term limitations.
The cause of acute conditions from a Chinese Medicine perspective
The cause of acute neck shoulder pain and acute lower back pain in Chinese Medicine is due to weak immunity, Qi and Blood stagnation, and Pain due to Cold or Cold Damp Obstruction.
How can Acupuncture help with pain?
Acupuncture encourages the body to produce natural endorphins and steroids. Endorphins dull pain and steroids decrease inflammation. Together they can help relieve both acute and chronic pain.
Why is early acupuncture treatment for acute pain so important?
Acupuncture reduces inflammation and prevents scar tissue from developing thereby improving flexibility and relieving pain and muscle spasms. Early treatment can prevent the (permanent) changes in the way your nervous system processes pain and feels other sensations.
Acupuncture eliminates back pain by reducing the recovery time and avoiding costlier and invasive surgical procedures, it also reduces the need for painkillers or other medications that can cause unwanted side effects. By reducing acute pain acupuncture can prevent acute pain from developing into chronic pain.
How can Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for pain relief help?
With a holistic, consistent and well-followed plan of therapy, the source of the pain can be addressed, adjusted, and repaired. Which leads to long-term relief.It also offers fast pain relief without the side effects of conventional drugs. Medications and surgery can often lead to side effects and more problems. With acupuncture, there is no need to suffer from depressing and debilitating pain.
At Vibrant Living Wellness, we can help you get out of pain by simultaneously addressing the painful symptoms, and treating the root of the problem, while allowing your body to heal and restore optimal function. We can help you avoid surgery and help you overcome pain naturally without side effects
We have proven success in treating many types of injuries and pain, including:
- Back pain
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Shoulder pain
- Knee pain
- Sports injuries
- Muscle strains and sprains
- Plantar fasciitis
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Tennis elbow and/or Golfer’s elbow
- Tendonitis and bursitis
- Chronic and acute pain
- Fibromyalgia and more!
Dry Needling / Trigger Point Needling / Motor Point Needling
We have many tools in our belt, and one of them is what many people are calling Trigger Point, Dry Needling or Motor Point Acupuncture. This combines Traditional Chinese acupuncture with a state-of-the-art Western Biomedical Acupuncture that is used by medical doctors, physical therapists and chiropractors to quickly reset tight, short or weak muscles.
We will use this “dry needling” to treat muscle tightness to increase your joint mobility, relieve tendonitis and joint pain, increase your muscle elasticity and flexibility and increase the percentage of muscle fibers that are recruited for contraction to increase your strength. This advanced method of acupuncture helps you get back to being active again quickly and pain-free!
If you’ve received Dry Needling before and it was very painful, you should come in and try it from us. We acupuncturists have had much more extensive training in needling and it is usually far less painful and far more effective when done by a trained and experienced acupuncturist.