Can Acupuncture Help Treat Your Condition?

NJ Wellness CenterAcupuncture is an ancient technique used for a several thousand years to treat numerous medical issues involving the placement of small needles throughout the body. The needles are placed in areas to help balance the body’s qi, your body’s energy flow. These needles are usually small and are relatively painless. Acupuncture is effective for many conditions including back pain, joint pain, tendonitis, fibromyalgia, fatigue, anxiety, and more. Acupuncture can also treat pain caused by nerves as well as serve as a beneficial treatment for shingles pain, sciatica, and more.

Other techniques can be combined with Acupuncture to make it more effective. Biopuncture is injections of homeopathic medicines into acupuncture points, or other areas of pain. Biopuncture has been shown to be as effective for certain types of pain as steroid or anti-inflammatory injections with fewer side effects. Electric stimulation can be also be attached to the needles to help increase the effect of the treatment, especially for pain complaints and fatigue. Ear acupuncture is a great technique to amplify the effect of the treatment for any condition. Dry needling is a treatment that uses an acupuncture needle to break up scar tissue, relieve muscle spasm, and improve tendon and ligament problems. Guasha is an add on to acupuncture after the needles are removed, guasha helps to remove toxins. Guasha can speed up recovery for most muscular issues.

Acupuncture is offered at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute daily. Please see the list below for conditions that can be helped with acupuncture.

Conditions Treated:

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Anxiety
  • Muscle Sprain and Strains
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • TMJ
  • Allergies
  • Edema
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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