How does acupuncture help acute pain?

A lot of people have acupuncture to relieve specific aches and pains, such as osteoarthritis of the knee, TMJ pain, headaches and low back pain.

It may help with acute pain such as tennis elbow, sinusitis and other pain and inflammation as a result of sports injuries.

Inserting fine needles close to and away from the pain along the affected channel acupuncture aims to reduce the inflammation and stimulate the body’s own natural healing response.

Types of pain acupuncture may help with… 

  • Migraine / Headaches

  • Jaw (TMJ)

  • Sinusitis

  • Upper body – neck, shoulder, back, elbow, wrist

  • Lower body – back, sciatic, hip, knee, heel