acupuncture needles in patients back

Can Acupuncture help lower back pain?

Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions that people seek treatment for. The lower back is prone to muscle strains and sprains. Strains happen because of twisting and bending. Fatigue, overuse, or improper use of the muscle are causes for muscle strains. This happens when a muscle is overstretched or torn.

Benefits from acupuncture for the lower back are:

  • Enhanced circulation
  • Reduced levels of stress
  • Improved immune system
  • Pain relief
  • More energy

Some of the acupuncture points for the lower back are:

  • back of the knee points
  • foot points
  • lower back points
  • hand points
  • hip points
  • stomach points

During your acupuncture session, the practitioner may also use cupping and tuina massage to help alleviate the pain.

cupping and tuina massage after acupuncture

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