Please note that you can continue with other treatments /medications at the same time as having acupuncture.
I am happy to work with your GP, consultant, physiotherapist or personal trainer to help you get better.
There are good reviews of the evidence base for a variety of musculoskeletal problems on the fact sheets found on the BAcC Website. Please remember I am not endorsing treatment from any particular BAcC members.
How acupuncture helps back, neck, joint and muscle pain
We think that acupuncture helps these conditions by prompting the body to release pain-killing hormones called endorphins, by blocking pain messages to the brain, by improving the circulation so reducing swelling and inflammation, and by relaxing muscles that are tense or in spasm.