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Sunday, November 07, 2010

Can Acupuncture Heal Back Pain?

Acupuncture is a type of medical practice that can heal back pain but it is an information many people do not accept. They reckon acupuncture as an obsolete practice due to its origins as an ancient type of medical practice. The sad misconception about acupuncture is that it is a superstition and is nothing but a fraud. Acupuncture's origin dates back to two thousand years ago. It is a legitimate healing know-how but due to the image of acupuncture in the movies and other forms of media, a lot of people has rejected it as unqualified medical practice.

In martial arts and kong-fu movies, acupuncture is often depicted as a aura art enabled by magic to heal sicknesses. Due to the images of needles sticking into the body of a person receiving acupuncture treatment, many people become afeard of the treatment.

Acupuncture should be seen as a medical practice that has a profounder and more telling role in healing various types of body pain including back pain. It is well thought out as a study of the role of an inner energy called Qi in moving certain body functions. Back pain has been attributed by acupuncture experts to the blockage of Qi flow in the body. They use needles to cure the pain by controlling and balancing the flow of Qi.

The needles act as acupoints wherein pressure and stimulation take away the blockages in the path of the Qi flow. Once the blockages have been removed, the back pain is alleviated or heal. Depending on the amount of blockage, more than one sessions may be needed to truly get rid of back pain from your body.

With the information discussed above, you can now reckon acupuncture as one of the ways to heal your back pain. Please do not neglect to consult a doctor first before going for acupuncture treatment. They can provide you medical information which can help an acupuncturist understand your back pain.