How Acupuncture Can Relieve Lower Back Pain?

Acupuncture Treatment for Back Pain - Acupoint MedLower back pain is incapacitating. It affects a lot of people. It has been found out that 8 out of 10 people are affected with lower back pain.

Although there are several ways to get relief from back pain, the best way to get rid of it is through acupuncture treatment. Acupuncture treatment for back pain has been found out to be the most successful way of relieving people from lower back ache. Nowadays it is recognized as the best treatment for lower back pain. According to researches, it works better than traditional medical treatments and surgeries.

What happens during the treatment?

First, the acupuncturist will ask you about your health condition and would like to know a bit of its history. Then he or she will perform some kind of physical examination and recommend you a proper treatment plan for addressing your lower back pain. To start off with the acupuncture treatment, you have to lay down comfortably on the treatment table while the specific acupoints are stimulated on different areas of the body for curing your back pain. The needles are retained between 5-30 minutes. People have usually reported that they feel relaxed during and after the treatment.

The number of acupuncture treatments needed for curing lower back pain

The frequency and the number of treatments basically vary from one person to another. There are some people who experience dramatic relief in first treatment whereas for complex chronic conditions, 1-2 treatments per week are needed and that needs to be continued for several months. For acute problems, basically fewer visits are needed, basically 8-10 in total. An individualized treatment plan, which includes the expected number of treatments, may be discussed with you during your first visit.

How to select the right acupuncturist for treating lower back pain?

Choosing the right acupuncturist for treating back pain is very important. Make sure the professional you choose is a licensed and experienced one. He or she must also have expertise in this field. The best way to find out whether the acupuncturist is the right choice for you or not, you have to look at the client testimonials.

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