Modern life puts tremendous strain on our bodies and as a result, many of us start to experience inflammation and pain in the complex network of tissues that make up the musculo-skeletal system. The pain can become debilitating and affect daily life. Back, shoulder and knee are common musculo-skeletal pain sites but it can occur in many parts of the body. Acupuncture can help to address pain, relieve muscle spasm and reduce recovery time; and it’s is a popular choice for those looking for natural pain relief because it has no side effects.
Acupuncture benefit painful conditions by stimulating the release of mood enhancing hormones which change the way we perceive pain and pain sensations; by increasing the release of adenosine, which blocks the detection of pain; by reducing inflammation; by improving muscle stiffness and joint mobility; and by increasing circulation and reducing swelling,