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Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

The Stats & Facts:

  • Over 1.5 billion people in the world are living with chronic pain

  • Almost 1/3 of adults in the United State suffer from chronic pain

  • Nearly 1/5 of Europeans surveyed describe suffering from moderate to severe chronic pain

  • As many as 85% of chronic pain patients have found relief from being treated with acupuncture for pain

  • Countless scientific studies have found acupuncture to be “an effective and safe form of treatment for many forms of chronic pain”

  • Acupuncture has been shown to release endorphins, the body’s natural pain-killing chemicals - which has been found to be 200 times more effective than morphine at relieving pain

Living with chronic pain can severely impact the quality of your daily life. Standard treatments are often not enough, and worst case, can come with potentially dangerous side effects. More and more people are turning away from harsh and addictive opiates and pain relievers, hoping instead to find relief in ways that support their overall wellbeing.

​​Many people report life-changing improvements in pain by going the holistic route, particularly as it works to support the bodies natural healing processes. This is the epitome of acupuncture, which involves the insertion of tiny, hair-thin needles into specific points to balance the flow of energy, as well as impact hormone levels and neurotransmitters - including endorphins and serotonin. Endorphins are your bodies natural pain-relieving hormone; serotonin is the neurotransmitter responsible for mood. Some patients report improvement in as little as one acupuncture treatment, though series of treatments may be necessary.

Acupuncture can be used for:

  • Knee pain

  • Back pain

  • Arthritic pain

  • Disc problems

  • Sports Injuries

  • Neck pain

  • Hip pain

  • Joint pain

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Headaches/migraines

  • Sprains

  • Strains

  • and more!

In addition to acupuncture, many people find enhanced relief and life change through food therapy (i.e. anti-inflammatory, nutrient-rich diet), herbal supplements, cupping, and/or PEMF therapy. We offer each of these healing modalities at The Points of Health, however we recommend a consultation to determine the best protocol for your specific needs. Book an appointment online for your custom wellness plan with Dr. Amy White.

The Points of Health

Maitland Acupuncture & Holistic Services

Located just minutes from Winter Park, Longwood, Altamonte, Casselberry, and the Greater Orlando area.

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