Updated: Mar 8, 2019
Chronic pain lasts for weeks, months, even years, while acute pain will stop when the injury is healed. Over 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from chronic pain. The three most common sources of chronic pain are low back pain , neck pain, and severe headache or migraine pain. In chronic pain, activated nerve signals from acute injury continue to send warning message that the body is in pain. It is potentially due to nerves that have become damaged.
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Acupuncture can deactivate pain centre in brain from acupuncture point stimulation. Acupuncture has been demonstrated to activate the body’s own healing mechanism as well as improving the brain’s sensitivity to opioids. A number of other biochemicals involved in pain reduction have been found to be released or regulated by acupuncture stimulation, including ATP and adenosine, GABA and substance P.
Australia is the fifth countries in the world to use strong pain killers which ineffective and dangerous. Recent study shows that using of overdose pain killer can have high risk of myocardial infarction (MI).
Acupuncture is a time-tested and effective therapy for all kinds of pain. Chinese medicine has utilized acupuncture to relieve pain for thousands of years. Acupuncture’s effect is powerful enough that some surgeries can be performed with acupuncture as anesthesia alone. Combined with herbs, not only does it relieve pains, it can restore general wellness. Unlike medications that numbs pain, acupuncture and herbs work by promoting long-term health. It is holistic, preventative and has no side-effects. Adopting acupuncture and herbs as part of pain management will greatly reduce the need for pain medications. For some people, it will eliminate the need for all pain medications. Give us a call and find out what we can do for you.