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Is Acupuncture Good For Chronic Pain?

When you’re searching for ways to manage your chronic pain, acupuncture may not be the first treatment solution that comes to mind. However, acupuncture in Ronkonkoma NY has a leg up on other treatments for chronic pain due to its low risk of side effects. For those interested in a holistic approach to wellness, acupuncture at LI Integrated may be right for you.

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain 

Acupuncture is a practice that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries but has gained steam in the west in recent years. During acupuncture in Ronkonkoma NY, hair-thin needles are inserted into the skin at specific acupuncture points around the body. This virtually painless treatment is thought to correct imbalances in energy flow (qi) in the body. Dealing with chronic pain in your muscles and joints can make daily life miserable. 

Acupuncture can be a great alternative when standard treatments like physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medications fail to yield results. When performed by a professional, this treatment offers numerous benefits. It has been shown to deliver optimal results without the risks and side effects associated with more traditional chronic pain treatments. In addition to reducing your chronic pain, acupuncture may have these additional benefits:

  • Reduced stress - Stress is a common trigger for pain. Acupuncture can help reduce your stress levels by restoring energy balance and triggering the nervous system functions. 
  • Headache relief - Patients with chronic migraines and headaches seeking alternative treatments may find relief with acupuncture treatments. 
  • Improved sleep - When your body’s energy is balanced, and your nervous system is stimulated properly, it becomes easier to fall asleep at night. Better sleep also leads to improved energy levels, which can help you feel more productive at work and home.
  • Improved immune system - Acupuncture can help boost the activity of your immune system cells that destroy infections and irregularities. 

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If you are having a hard time managing your chronic pain or other health issues with conventional treatment methods, acupuncture in Ronkonkoma NY may be right for you. At LI Integrated, we address several different conditions with this holistic approach. If you are interested in trying the healing wonders of acupuncture, be sure to contact our team today to schedule an appointment! 

New patients receive a Free Back Pain Consultation.

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