There is also conclusive studies which show acupuncture releases the body’s natural pain reducing hormones (endorphins) and results in the patient feeling more flexible and relaxed. From this treatment, the patient experiences reduction in symptoms (pain, swelling, limited mobility) and begin to heal due to the increase in circulation to the affected area.
Back and Joint Pain
In Chinese Medicine, pain is considered a blockage of the vital life force within us. When it is blocked, the body is not nourished and people experience pain. This is your body telling you to STOP what you are doing seek help! Recent studies show that Acupuncture increases blood flow to the affected area and reduces inflammation.