Acupuncture and Pain Relief


6 months ago by Dr Ruolin Sun


Acupuncture is part of the ancient Chinese medical system. The principle method of acupuncture treatment is by the insertion of fine metal needles into the acupuncture points lying beneath the skin. By stimulating some of the points, certain body functions can be regulated to restore health.  

Acupuncture is now well recognised all over the world as the flagship of complimentary medicine. More and more patients choose acupuncture for a variety of clinical conditions. Pain management is the predominant reason for patients to seek acupuncture.

It is widely used in pain management in NHS hospitals, especially in pain clinics - click here to visit the NHS website.  All pain clinics in UK provide acupuncture treatment. 

Acupuncture can effectively manage the following types of pain:

  • Headache/migraine
  • Muscular-skeletal pain in neck, back and limbs
  • Period pain· 
  • Pain in cancer· 
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Sciatica.

More importantly, acupuncture can effectively treat cases which fail to respond to conventional interventions.

Acupuncture is Safe to use along side conventional medicine

Acupuncture can relive the pains you are suffering from and improve your general wellbeing.Onepixel 1043864