It’s important to consider all of your options before using medications long-term for pain. Here’s why (and alternatives for finding relief).
Dry needling for acute or chronic pain targets trigger points that develop within stressed muscles. The needle can stimulate them to release so that the muscle can return to normal mobility with less pain.
A recent advisory recommends opioid-free, non-addictive alternatives, like acupuncture, as a first step in relieving pain.
When osteoarthritis makes your knee ache, day after day, you’re looking for relief. Acupuncture is one of the first lines of defense now recommended against chronic pain, especially in the knee.
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Clinical studies show that acupuncture bolsters the body’s nervous and endocrine systems, and has an anti-inflammatory effect, which can reverse disease