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Acupuncture for Pain Management

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

  • As many as 85% of chronic pain patients have experienced relief acupuncture

  • Scientific research has found acupuncture to be an effective and safe form of treatment for many forms of chronic pain

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

Living with chronic pain can severely impact quality of life. Oftentimes standard treatments like pharmaceuticals, physical therapy, ice/heat, and the like aren’t enough. What’s more, standard pharmaceutical treatments can come with negative and even dangerous side effects. It comes as no surprise then that people are increasingly turning away from harsh and addictive opiates and pain relievers, and exploring more natural methods to find relief.

Scientific research has begun to recognize the efficacy of acupuncture as a method of effective pain management.

Acupuncture involves the insertion of tiny, hair-thin needles into specific points to balance the flow of energy, as well as impact neurotransmitters and hormone levels, including serotonin and endorphins. Serotonin is the neurotransmitter responsible for mood. Endorphins are your bodies natural pain-relieving hormone, and have been found to be 200 times more effective than morphine at relieving pain.

Some patients report improvement in as little as one acupuncture treatment, although a series of treatments may be necessary for pain management.

Acupuncture can be used for many different types of chronic and acute pain, including:

  • Neck pain

  • Back pain

  • Hip pain

  • Knee pain

  • Elbow pain

  • Arm pain

  • Leg pain

  • Arthritis

  • Disc problems

  • Sports injuries

  • Inflammation

  • Headaches and migraines

  • Tendonitis

  • Sprains

  • Strains

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Sciatica

In addition to being an effective treatment for the management of pain, other science-backed benefits of acupuncture include reducing anxiety and stress, improving digestion, promoting restful sleep, boosting energy, and enhancing mental clarity.

In addition to acupuncture, The Points of Health in Maitland, Florida also offers food therapy, herbal supplements, cupping, ear seeds, aromatherapy parties, health coaching, injection therapy, private Qi Gong, needle-less acupuncture, and facial rejuvenation acupuncture. Conditions treated include digestive, musculoskeletal, neurological, hormonal, respiratory, gynecological, emotional, weight issues, and more.

The Points of Health

Maitland Acupuncture & Holistic Services

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


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