- Acupuncture and Back Pain

Acupuncture and Back Pain

Back pain can affect you at any age and most people will suffer at least some back pain at some point in their lives. It is the UK’s leading cause of disability and one of the main reasons for work-related illness.

The majority of pain is in the lower back in the lumber sacral area, often caused by age related wear and tear on the vertebra. Though most lower back pains not caused by serious damage but from by sprains, muscle strains ,minor injuries, pinched or irritated nerves (usually sciatic).

Back pain can also occur during pregnancy with changes in the body.

Back pain can be because  of stress, anxiety or infections.

Back pain can come also from repeated actions such as manual work, lifting.

Back pain can also be related to more serious conditions such as cancer, though Traditional Five Element Acupuncture cannot take the cancer away, it can help with symptoms of the illness and side effects of treatment.

Acupuncture can help Back Pain by;-

Treating each individuals back pain and related issues

Providing pain relief – for acute and chronic pain

Reducing inflammation – often nerves can get trapped by inflamed muscle

Improving muscle stiffness and joint mobility

Reducing the need for medications (with medical advice)

Providing a cost effective long term treatment for chronic back problems

Proving a preventative treatment

Improving sleep

Reducing stress and tension – pain and tension can come from anxiety and stress as well as pain causing anxiety and stress

Each person’s overall wellbeing is important – when treating with Traditional Five Element Acupuncture your wellbeing is always treated, as we always consider the Body, Mind and Spirit as a whole, as all affects every part of your life and health.

Back pain can seriously impact your life – you can change this by having Traditional Five Element Acupuncture, I did – for help contact Hannah on:- https://www.southwellacupuncture.co.uk/contact/

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