Why Acupuncture Works for Chronic Pain According to Science. How to Make it Work for You

Why Acupuncture Works for Chronic Pain According to Science. How to Make it Work for You

Awareness, Chronic Illness, Fibromyalgia, Medication, Research, Tips
Acupuncture is the therapeutic use of very thin, hair-width needles to stimulate specific points on the body to reduce pain or disease and promote wellbeing. Before I was diagnosed, I never had expected to become an acupuncture aficionado. My impression was that it seemed like a painful way to go about treating health conditions. I was also skeptical about how effective it could be. However, like many other chronic pain patients before me, the limited treatment options at my doctor’s office left me searching for alternatives. Trying acupuncture started to make sense. After looking into it and trying it myself, I have realized that it is a valuable tool in my chronic pain treatment toolbox. Acupuncture has been used for over 3,000 years and is an integral part of Traditional…
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