Contemporary Medical Acupuncture is a precise peripheral nerve stimulation technique,in which acupuncture needles are inserted into anatomically defined neurofunctional sites and stimulated manually or with electricity. This is performed for the therapeutic purpose of modulating nerve activity.
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture is often combined with other therapeutic modalities (chiropractic, physiotherapy, rehabilitation) to provide optimal outcomes. It can be effectively utilized in treating a variety of conditions including but not limited to:
- Jaw pain (TMJ disorders)
- Neck and Back pain
- Muscle injuries (strains, spasm etc)
- Ligament injuries
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Golfers and Tennis Elbow
- Achilles tendonitis (tendonosis)
- Rotator cuff tendinitis
- Shin Splints
Contrary to popular belief, acupuncture treatment has been very well studied in both eastern and western scientific literature. The scientifically proven benefits of acupuncture include pain relief, inflammation reduction, improved blood flow, stress reduction, improved nerve conduction, addiction control, as well as improved organ function.
For more information or to book an appointment please contact NHRC at 289-362-3600