Acupuncture Treatment for Knee Pain
Neck pain is a common ailment that can affect people of all ages, often resulting from muscle strain or tension due to poor posture, overuse, or injury. Other common causes include degenerative conditions such as osteoarthritis.
At Acubody, we have a talented team of practitioners in the field of acupuncture who can develop a program for you aimed at addressing the symptoms and causes of neck pain.
Understanding the underlying cause of neck pain is crucial for determining the most effective treatment approach. For cases of severe neck pain, it is always recommended to consult a healthcare professional for a thorough evaluation of your condition. However, a few common reasons for neck pain include:
- Overuse, poor posture, or sudden movements that can strain the muscles and ligaments in the neck, leading to pain and discomfort.
- Structural issues such as spine disorders or osteoarthritis that may contribute to neck pain by affecting the bones or nerves in the cervical spine.
- Trauma from accidents, falls, or sports-related incidents that can result in neck pain, sometimes due to the damage of soft tissue.
- The release of endorphins through acupuncture can contribute to the alleviation of pain, the promotion of relaxation, and the enhancement of overall well-being.
- Neck pain acupuncture may help relax the muscles in the neck, reducing muscle tension and stiffness. By targeting specific acupuncture points, the treatment can promote muscle relaxation and improve overall muscle flexibility and function.
- If pain is caused by injury, acupuncture may help reduce inflammation at the site of injury by promoting the release of anti-inflammatory substances and improving blood circulation. This can contribute to the reduction of swelling, pain, and discomfort associated with the injury.
- For neck pain caused by posture issues, acupuncture may be used in combination with other treatments such as trigger point therapy, pilates or sports massages to address the causes of bad posture and encourage better alignment of the muscles and the joints.
When integrated with other therapies, such as physical therapy, massage, and bodywork therapy, neck pain acupuncture may be a valuable component of a comprehensive treatment plan for muscle strains in the neck.
Integrating acupuncture into a comprehensive treatment program, which may include manual therapy, rehabilitation exercises and lifestyle modifications, can provide a holistic approach to managing pain and promoting the recovery process following an injury or the gradual onset of neck related pain.
Acubody offers a wide range of treatments and activities, from massage therapies to Qi Gong, that can all be included in a treatment plan built to cater to your specific condition and needs.
If you are interested in learning more about acupuncture for neck pain in London, or other therapies at our centre, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team.