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Vancouver Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care for Pain Management and Wellness
Vancouver acupuncture is used treat a variety of pain issues and promote well-being. In addition to providing chiropractic and massage therapy, Back and Neck Care Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Sports Massage Clinic also offers acupuncture to provide pain relief and pain management for patients that have back pain, neck pain, headaches, migraines, or have suffered an auto accident injury or a sports injury. As a Vancouver chiropractor, Dr. Michael Pettet understands the benefits of acupuncture as a complementary healthcare practice to chiropractic treatment. Acupuncture will compliment your chiropractic care, but can also stand alone to treat many other conditions.
Asian medicine, of which acupuncture is a modality, is a traditional Chinese medicine that has been used for centuries to heal an assortment of body issues. Just as chiropractic care is a rehabilitative, preventative, and proactive method of treatment, so is acupuncture a health care method that treats pain, prevents injuries, and promotes health and wellness. Chiropractors include acupuncture as a complementary treatment method to create a comprehensive plan for addressing patient pain or optimizing healthy living. Chiropractic care and acupuncture are non-invasive health care methods that do not include medication or surgery.
Acupuncture for Back Pain, Neck Pain and Pain Management
Although acupuncture has been around for over 2000 years, many people may not know exactly what it is or that it can treat back pain and provide pain management. Acupuncture is generally defined as the stimulation of various points on the body to relieve pain and increase health. The most scientifically studied and nationally regulated acupuncture technique involves the insertion of thin needles into the skin by licensed acupuncture practitioners. Traditional Chinese Medicine, of which acupuncture is a component, practices the belief that optimal health is achieve by balancing the body's energy and that pain or disease is caused when this balance is upset. Acupuncture focuses on certain points of the body to unblock the energy and restore balance to body, thereby alleviating pain and increasing overall well-being.
Acupuncture is utilized for pain management and to ease back pain, joint pain, neck pain, and headaches and migraines. When used in conjunction with spinal adjustments by a chiropractor, acupuncture is helpful in alleviating chronic low-back pain and other conditions, such as osteoarthritis. Additionally, acupuncture can be used to treat other health issues, such as allergies, anxiety, coughs and colds, fatigue, fibromyalgia, high blood pressure, numbness, sciatica, nausea, and tendonitis. As a drug-free, non-invasive treatment method, acupuncture is considered safe and has very few, if any, side effects. Acupuncture, like chiropractic care, is a beneficial treatment method for many patients, living in and around Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR.
Vancouver Acupuncture Treats Multiple Diseases and Disorders
Did you know that Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) as effective for treating these conditions:
Respiratory Diseases: Common Cold, Acute Sinusitis, Acute Rhinitis, Sore Throat, Acute Tonsillitis, Pneumonia, Acute Bronchitis, Asthma
Orthopedic Disorders: Low Back Pain, Shoulder Pain, Frozen Shoulder, Carpal Tunnel, Sciatica, Tennis Elbow, Headache
Gastrointestinal Disorders: Fatigue, Spasm of the Esophagus and Cardia, Hiccups, Acute and Chronic Gastritis, Colitis, Constipation, Diarrhea, Low Immunity, Nausea & Vomiting, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Neurological Disorders: Headache, Migraine, Trigeminal neuralgia, Facial Paralysis/Tics, Peripheral Neuropathy, Meniere's Syndrome, Sleep Disorders, Edema, Dizziness, Tinnitus
General: Addiction, Female health - PMS, Fertility, Menopause, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Sleep Disturbances, Incontinence & Organ Prolapse, Eye Problems, Dizziness, Tinnitus
As a licensed chiropractor, Dr. Pettet values acupuncture as a complementary method to chiropractic care. Patients who suffer from back pain, neck pain, need pain management or require rehabilitation from an auto accident injury or a sports injury are able to receive a personalized treatment plan from the Vancouver, WA chiropractor. The office is also easily accessible to patients just off I-205 at the Mill Plain exit just north of Portland, OR.