Experiencing pain? It can interfere with your personal/work life as well as your overall emotional state. According to the New York Times, Americans account for 99 percent of the world’s hydrocodone consumption, 80 percent of the world’s oxycodone consumption and 65 percent of the world’s hydromorphone consumption. Those statistics are very alarming, not to mention the high addiction and death rates that these pharmaceuticals also responsible for.
The majority of pain relief seekers we see are seeking help for back, neck, shoulder pain and migraines. However, pain can be anywhere on the body and acupuncture can be an excellent, holistic alternative to medication since it offers so many benefits. Besides stress reduction and pain relief, psychologically, acupuncture is also reported to increase the levels of various chemicals in your central nervous system such as enkephalin, epinephrine, endorphin, serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine.
Your customized pain management plan will address any stress issues, nutrition adjustments and lifestyle coaching to improve your overall physical and emotional state.