Acupuncture.s beneficial for osteoarthritis of the knee 1 2 3, chronic neck pain 4, Bell’s palsy 72, and fibromyalgia symptoms 5 . The researchers concluded that EA may be a useful complementary treatment for neuropathic pain patients. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2008;7:833. As I mentioned in my article, it is important to needle points on the affected extremities. This typically requires a regular weekly treatment plan for several months to gain the greatest benefit. Dong Z-Q et al. Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that I have treated successfully maybe more often than any other condition discussed on my website. Your acupuncturist may do an interview and ask questions about how, what, where and when you feel pain, perspire, sleep, eat, drink and exercise, to name a few. Relaxation. A randomised controlled acupuncture study that assessed the therapeutic effects of acupuncture plus acupoint-injection on greater occipital neuralgia in 84 patients.
If.he patient is a woman of childbearing potential, she must have a negative urine pregnancy test and agree to use contraception. Painkilling medicines. Pay attention to how your body naturally relaxes. Biofeedback . The squiggly lines and/or beeps on the attached monitors reflect what's going on inside your body.