Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture is a treatment choice becoming more popular each year as more and more people become exposes to its benefits. Acpuncture has been in existence for thousands of years and has origins in the far east. Acupuncture works by stimulation of acupoints. An acupoint is a point on the surface of the body that has a two way communication with a part or function of the body. Acupoints are said to extend above, below and at the skin. The needle is the most famous part of acupuncture treatment. Needles stimulate acupuncture points by insertion into the acupoint and channeling energy into, above and at the skin.
Fibromyalgia is a condition that often results in painful trigger points in the muscles of the upper and middle back. One of the most effective acupuncture techniques for treating painful trigger points in the upper back is a combination of acupuncture needle treatment of trigger points combined with electric stimulation of the needle. Often this technique is very effective in treating the painful trigger points in the muscles of the upper back including the trapezius and rhomboid muscles. Most acupuncture treatments involve the use of 20-40 needles and last about 30 minutes. A typical treatment plan for acupuncture involves about 4-5 treatments over two weeks.

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I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.
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