Video (Nerve Pain/Neuropathy)
Denver Acupuncture Nerve Pain Treatment Works Best
Acupuncture successfully treats the following types of nerve pain:
· Neuropathy of lower legs and feet
· Neuropathy of the arms and hands
· Trigeminal neuralgia – nerve pain in the face
· Sciatic nerve pain in hip and leg
· Pinched nerve in neck or back, radiating down arms or legs
The principal of the Denver Acupuncture nerve pain treatment is simple. There are channels that run throughout the body. When these channels are blocked, pain occurs. This pain can be achy, stabbing, burning or tingling. Regardless of the type of pain, if the channel is reopened, the pain will be diminished and even resolved.
Denver Acupuncture Nerve Pain Treatment For Neuropathy
Patients with diabetes are susceptible to neuropathy. So are patients who have undergone chemotherapy. However, neuropathy can develop in anyone. Acupuncture works wonders to reduce the burning and tingling pain associated with neuropathy. Most neuropathy starts in the feet, and progresses up the legs over time. The sooner you start acupuncture, the easier it will be to reverse the effects of neuropathy.
We’ve had many patients come in following chemotherapy treatment for cancer. A common side effect of certain chemotherapy drugs is severe numbness and burning in the legs, feet and toes. Sometimes doctors properly warn their patients about the possibility of getting neuropathy from the chemo. Other times our patients report that they were unaware of this possible side effect until they developed the condition. Acupuncture is one of the only treatments available to deal with this type of neuropathy.
Denver Acupuncture Nerve Pain Treatment For Trigeminal Neuralgia
This condition is one of the worst pains a person can have. It affects the face as a shooting, sharp nerve pain. It lasts from a few seconds to a few minutes, and comes frequently throughout the day. Patients describe the pain from trigeminal neuralgia as one of the worst pains imaginable.
Acupuncture resolves trigeminal neuralgia pain. It quiets the nerves in the face, opens channels, and speeds up recovery. The goal in treating trigeminal neuralgia is to get 100% pain resolution, for good. We have over a 90% success rate treating this condition. Western medical options, including expensive laser treatments and nerve ablation, get inferior results, with potentially severe negative side effects. Acupuncture should always be the first line of treatment for trigeminal neuralgia.
Denver Acupuncture Nerve Pain Treatment For Sciatica
Sciatic nerve pain is triggered when a muscle or disc presses up against the sciatic nerve, causing searing pain down the hip, leg, and sometimes to the foot. Acupuncture resolves this pain quite effectively. If a muscle spasm is pressing against the nerve, we treat the muscle, getting the spasm released and returning the muscle to it’s normal state. The piriformis muscle in spasm is a common culprit in sciatica. Acupuncture is the best treatment for piriformis syndrome.
If a bulging disc is pressing on the nerve, acupuncture helps the body reabsorb the bulge. Acupuncture treatment can significantly speed up this process. When the bulging disc is reabsorbed, the nerve is relieved and pain is resolved.
Denver Acupuncture Nerve Pain Treatment For Pinched Nerves
A pinched nerve is similar to the sciatic nerve problem described above. In the case of pinched nerves, the most common area affected is the neck. A pinched nerve in the neck will cause pain to radiate down the shoulder, into the arm, hand and fingers. The treatment principal is the same as with sciatica – identify what is pressing against the nerve and resolve the compression.
Nerve Pain and You
As you can see, nerve pain can be triggered by many conditions. This article has mentioned just a few. When a patient comes to our office suffering from pain, our first task is to identify and properly diagnose the type of pain they are having and the source of the pain. We then create a treatment plan to alleviate their pain.
Acupuncture is a very effective medicine for resolving pain, regardless of its source. There are no negative side effects from acupuncture. And as opposed to pain medications, acupuncture always treats the root condition. Our goal is always to make the pain go away permanently, not just temporarily.
If you are suffering from pain, book an appointment today. You can schedule an appointment online right from this website. Or if you prefer, you can call us and we will schedule an appointment for you over the phone.. Describe the pain you are having. We’ll be happy to let you know our thoughts and how we suggest to treat it.
Nerve Pain Testimonials Go to Video & How We Treat
would take a few treatments to start kicking in, and they were right. The burning pain slowly started to recede, and the tingling went away. I was truly amazed to feel such a difference in my legs and feet. I know so many people with neuropathy, and they are afraid to try acupuncture. I think they are crazy not to try it. What a difference not to be in constant pain anymore. I don't need medication for my legs.