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Acupuncture for Bell's Palsy, Acupuncture Wellington

Updated: Apr 18

Acute Acupuncture 163 The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington and Bell's Palsy
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Bell's palsy is a common condition that affects the facial nerve, resulting in weakness or paralysis of the muscles on one side of the face. Although its exact cause is unknown, it is believed to involve inflammation or pressure on the facial nerve. Various treatment options are available for Bell's palsy, including acupuncture, a form of traditional Chinese medicine.

Acupuncture is a medical practice that involves the insertion of needles into specific points on the body, known as acupuncture points. The goal of acupuncture is to balance the body's energy flow. It has been used for centuries in China and other parts of the world to treat a wide variety of conditions, including pain, migraines, stress, mental-emotional problems, muscular-skeletal issues, and chronic conditions.

Medical Journals have investigated acupuncture's effectiveness in treating Bell's palsy. A systematic review published in the International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture in 2018 analyzed the results of multiple studies and concluded that acupuncture may be an effective treatment for Bell's palsy. The review found that acupuncture significantly improved facial nerve function and reduced the duration of paralysis in patients with Bell's palsy.

Another study published in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2004 investigated the effect of acupuncture on 60 patients with Bell's palsy. The patients were divided into two groups, one receiving acupuncture and the other receiving conventional therapy. The study found that the acupuncture group had significantly better facial function improvement than the traditional therapy group.

Acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment option for Bell's palsy. It is a non-invasive and drug-free approach that may improve facial nerve function and reduce the duration of paralysis. However, it is essential to note that acupuncture should be performed by a licensed and experienced practitioner to ensure proper technique and safety.

Acupuncture is an effective treatment option for Bell's palsy based on scientific research studies. Patients with Bell's palsy may benefit from incorporating acupuncture into their treatment plan under the guidance of a licensed and well-trained practitioner. As research continues to emerge, this Traditional Chinese Medicine technique will continue to gain more popularity as a therapy for this condition. Click the button below and book a complementary 15-minute consultation at Acute Acupuncture Wellington; let's discuss if acupuncture 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 with others. If you have any questions or concerns, check out Acute-Acupuncture Wellington Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), as we find this helps answer most people's questions. Leave a comment below.

Jun 21, 2023

Thanks Verorossa,

There’s nothing more important then a happy costumer.

I’m glad you got the results you needed and that it was only 5 treatments.

Have an amazing day

Thanks for letting me know.

With gratitude Nate @ Acute Acupuncture


Jun 19, 2023

As a person who has been diagnosed with Billy's palsy a year ago, I can tell acupuncture definitely worked for me with combination of medications.

My face back to normal after 5 sessions and needed a little adjustments after 6 months or so.

In overall, I definitely can recommend Nate as your Acupuncture specialist! Nate knowledgeable, professional, full of patience and understanding .

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