Acute Pain – this is the result of a recent illness or injury, and the tissue is still repairing/regenerating.
Chronic Pain – when pain lingers beyond the time it takes for an injury or illness to heal it is typically considered to be chronic pain. While the experts differ on how long it takes for pain to become chronic, you can safely assume that if pain has lasted at least 12 weeks, it probably falls into the chronic pain category.
Both acute and chronic pain respond well to acupuncture.
Why? Because acupuncture has been shown to speed the healing of tissue, reduce inflammation, increase blood circulation, reduce muscle spasm/tension, and increase production of the body’s natural pain-killers (endorphins, dynorphins, etc.).
Our Olympia clinic’s acupuncture therapies for pain can offer relief from the tyranny of chronic pain – and quickly. Many people notice they feel better shortly after beginning treatment, though it usually requires a series of treatments to address and repair the source of the pain. Which leads to long-term relief.
One of the most common question I get from new patients is something like “Does acupuncture just mask or cover-up the pain, or does it cure the problem?” In a way, this is a trick question, because many times it is the pain that is the problem. Many of the “abnormalities” that show up on X-rays or MRIs have been shown to not be the source of pain, and usually acupuncture can help reduce pain and restore function even when abnormalities are present.
Fast pain relief without drugs or side effects!
We have many natural solutions to get you out of pain and to help you enjoy your life again. Pain can be debilitating and depressing. And medications and surgery often lead to side-effects and more problems.
We can help you get out of pain by simultaneously addressing the painful symptoms, while also treating the root of the problem and allowing your body to heal and restore optimal function. We can help you avoid surgery and help you overcome pain naturally without side effects.
We have proven success in treating many types of injuries and pain, including:
- Back pain
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Shoulder pain
- Knee pain
- Sports injuries
- Muscle strains and sprains
- Plantar fasciitis
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Tennis elbow and/or Golfer’s elbow
- Tendonitis and bursitis
- Chronic and acute pain
If you are ready to take control of your health and your life once and for all, then call our clinic today at (360) 943-0306 so we can discuss your healthcare needs and set up your first appointment. We are never too busy to help you!