Pain Management

Lake Bluff Acupuncture Clinic offers a holistic approach to pain. Based upon each patient’s specific condition, an individualized treatment plan will be selected from a vast array of modalities for the control of pain. For example, acupuncture can effectively block pain signals, reduce tissue inflammation, increase blood flow and normalize nerve sensation.

Acupuncture is a safe and effective tool for pain management, which scientists are documenting using high-tech tools. Neuro-imaging studies show that it seems to calm areas of the brain that register pain and activate those involved in rest and recuperation. Doppler ultrasound shows that acupuncture increases blood flow in treated areas. Thermal imaging shows that it can make inflammation subside.

Cupping concentrates the relief of muscular discomfort and limited range of motion (flexibility). Herbal therapy targets at the rebuild of the homeostasis of balance of the body by addressing the disharmony of the internal organs. These alternative treatments demonstrate extreme effectiveness in pain management. In addition, self pain management techniques and lifestyle changes will also be recommended to patients.

The following conditions are commonly treated:

If you are still suffering with pain and it has been affecting the quality of your life, please let Hui apply a natural solution to help you return to a healthier and happier lifestyle.