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Neck Pain

Neck pain can be debilitating and can affect daily activities. It can also get in the way of people's enjoyment of their activities. Neck pain, which is mainly caused by the repetitive motions and posture of everyday life, however, it can also be triggered by an injury.  Symptoms of this condition vary depending on the cause.  Symptoms of neck pain can include weakness or numbness in the arm, shoulder, or back. Although medications can help manage the pain, they are not ideal for addressing the root cause. Traditional Chinese Medicine not only address your pain but also the root of the problem.

Below are a few treatments that can help;

Neck Pain Acupuncture Treatment

A qualified acupuncturist at the American Acupuncture Center can help alleviate neck pain.  We will not just address your pain but will also consider the lifestyle factors that could be contributing to the condition. This allows us to find the root cause of the pain and address it. Although acupuncture works by inserting tiny needles into certain points on the body, many of the needles may not be placed directly in an area of pain. For instance, if a patient has neck pain, a qualified practitioner might be working on points near the abdomen to reduce inflammation. 

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese herbs have beenused for centeries to relieve all kinda of pain and ailments. Many Chinese herbs are known to relieve neck pain caused by degenerative disc disorders and other chronic neck pain conditions.  The herbs are often used to address pain and give your body the material it needs to heal. Chinese herbs can also be used as a topical analgesics.

Gua sha

Gua sha is a scraping of the tissue with a smooth object. Gua sha treats pain by stimulating microcirculation to soft tissue by increasing blood flow to the area. Gua sha  reduces inflammation and promote healing by bring waste material in muscles and associated tissue to the surface. Bringing this waste to the surface allowed the lymphatic system to more quickly and efficiently remove it from the body.

Electric stimulation

A machine is clipped to acupuncture needles in order to send a small electrical current through painful muscle or tissue. Electrical stimulation is often utilized during acupuncture sessions to enhance the effectiveness of the treatment. Studies have shown that it can improve a person's mobility and pain. It is also known that many people feel immediate relief after their first session.

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The American Acupuncture Center in Bloomfield Hills provides holistic medicine in a safe, comprehensive, and convenient manner. We listen to you in order to address your health concerns in the best way for you. Contact us so we can help you feel better and meet your wellness goals.

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