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Acupuncture & Cupping for Back Pain, With Acute Acupuncture Wellington

Updated: Apr 18

Acute Acupuncture 163 The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington.
Acupuncture & Cupping for Back Pain, With Acute Acupuncture Wellington

As we go through our daily routine, we tend to forget the importance of caring for our bodies. Back pain is one of the most common physical problems that people may experience. Back pain can be a debilitating condition for people. Back Pain affects millions of people worldwide, and it can be caused by numerous factors, such as poor posture, injuries, and even stress. While traditional methods of dealing with back pain, like taking painkillers and doing exercises or stretches, can relieve the symptoms, alternative therapies such as acupuncture and cupping can be effective in managing and treating this condition.

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that involves the insertion of a thin needle into specific points on and around the body. The theory behind acupuncture is that energy flows through pathways in the body; when the energy is obstructed or blocked, this leads to pain and illnesses. Think about the inflammation or swelling at an injury site or area. Acupuncture stimulates the release of natural pain-relieving chemicals in the body and enhances physical and emotional well-being. Acupuncture may also help reduce the inflammation or swelling at the injury site.

Acute Acupuncture 163 The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington.
Acupuncture for Back Pain, With Acute Acupuncture Wellington

Studies have shown that acupuncture can be effective in treating back pain. A review of a medical journal research conducted by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health found that acupuncture can relieve chronic back pain. Acupuncture has also been found to be effective in managing pain associated with other conditions, such as osteoarthritis and migraines.

Acute Acupuncture 163 The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington.
Cupping for Back Pain, With Acute Acupuncture Wellington

Cupping is another form of traditional Chinese medicine. It involves using suction or glass cups that create a vacuum on the skin's surface by creating negative pressure. The suction created with the cups helps increase blood flow to the area where the cup is placed and encourages healing. Cupping is believed to relieve muscle tension and promote relaxation, making it an effective treatment for back pain.

Research from medical journals has found cupping effective in relieving chronic nonspecific low back pain. A study published in the Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies showed that patients who received cupping therapy had significantly improved back pain compared to those who received conventional or Western Medical treatments.

Back pain can be an adverse condition that affects our daily lives. Conventional back pain treatments can be effective, like going to a physiotherapist. However, alternative therapies like acupuncture and cupping are equally beneficial; they may be better in some outcomes. Research studies have provided ample evidence supporting the effectiveness of these practices, making acupuncture and cupping an excellent option for managing back pain. If you suffer from back pain, please book a 15-minute complimentary consultation and see if acupuncture at Acute Acupuncture, Wellington, is right for you. Thank you for taking the time to read this Blog Post. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this post. If you have any more questions or concerns, check out our Acute-Acupuncture Wellington Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), as we find these help answer most people's questions.



Wow I just experienced this with Nate for my lower back pain and I instantly feel better. I will definitely be back!


Thanks so much Daniella for your kind feedback. Have an amazing day:) with gratitude Nate@ Acute

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