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  PAIN

The ancient art of acupuncture has been used in Asia for centuries to treat variety of conditions relating to pain.  Acupuncture might be the best known alternative treatment to treat pain.  The acupuncture will relieve pain by releasing endorphins, the body's natural pain-killing chemicals, and by affecting the part of the brain that governs serotonin, a brain chemical involved with mood. 

Woman in Pain

 

At Lotus, Chinese herbal formulas will  customized to your specific type of pain and  TCM diagnosis to provide you with relief.   The herbs are safe and has significantly less side effect than Western Medication.

 

Clinical studies have show effective results utilizing acupuncture, cupping and Chinese herbs for the following pain disorders:   

 

Chronic/Acute Pain

Muscular/Joint Pain

Nerve PainNeck Pain

Shoulder Pain

Back Pain & Disc Issues

SciaticaArthritis

Osteoarthritis

Neuropathy

HeadachesMigrainesTMJ/ Jaw pain

Menstrual Cramps

FibromyalgiaSoft tissue injuries (sprains/ strains)

Any other pain in the body

     Research

Studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of using acupuncture for pain. Acupuncture has been found to reduce inflammation and noticeably relieve pain, with many patients experiencing long-lasting healing benefits. Research also shows that acupuncture can be used as a preventative measure to help manage chronic pain over time:

  • A systematic review in 2016 conducted by the Acupuncture Trail Register showed that acupuncture was effective in treating chronic pain conditions.

  • The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health has acknowledged that acupuncture is an effective treatment for chronic pain, including musculoskeletal pain, back and neck pain, headaches and migraines.

  • A study published in 2019 found that acupuncture reduced inflammation, improved function and reduced anxiety levels for patients with osteoarthritis.

  • Research conducted in 2017 showed that electroacupuncture – a form of acupuncture combining electrical stimulation with traditional manual needle insertion – effectively relieved lower back pain.

  • A 2020 study demonstrated that manual and electroacupuncture both provided relief from arthritic knee joint pain.

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