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What can be done for my chronic back pain?

I have chronic back pain. What can be done for my chronic back pain?

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Acupuncture treats chronic back pain very effectively. Usually 1-3 treatments will balance the issue and alleviate the pain. Then just maintenance if the pain returns down the line. Healing Rivers Acupuncture 1110 W. San Antonio Street, Suite 1 New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 627-1111
Acupuncture might be able to help.
For those with chronic back pain, Acupuncture and Chinese medicine offers great relief. Id recommend consistent treatments to ease and soothe inflamed muscles and nerves. Typically, my patients would come 1-3/wk, depending on severity, for at least 10 sessions. Many received relief after just the first session, and were able to be completely healed. May this also be your experience. For more:
Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), is great for low back pain (LBP).

First, the cause must be determined. There are many causes from trauma, organ issues, channel issues, intestinal issues, emotional issues, and the list goes on.

With TCM we treat the whole body and not just the symptoms. Clearly, you want the pain to stop but you also do not want it to return.

There are many tools that an acupuncturist may use depending on the severity, cause, and how long the condition has existed. This may include acupuncture, heat, herbs, e-stim, cupping, Gua Sha ( scraping), Tui Na (Chinese massage), and other therapies depending on the acupuncturist's training.

Occasionally the patient may also need the services of a chiropractor when there are spine alignment issues.
We start with 6 sessions at 2x a week for 3 weeks. Everyone responses differently to treatment but usually expect you to be 30-40% better by the 6th session. Then we will taper down to every other week, so on and so forth.
You can do acupuncture treatment, it can heal your chronic back pain.
Acupuncture works really well for chronic back pain.
Acupuncture can certainly help with chronic back pain.
I can do cupping, acupuncture, the Korean 4-needle technic, and E-stim. I will do some more acupuncture where you need.
Potentially, a lot of things could improve chronic back pain.

Without knowing location, cause, severity, what you've already tried and how that worked, it's very difficult to provide specific advice. Here are some things you can think about trying:

1. Acupuncture has a very good track record in chronic pain including chronic back pain.

2. Depending on what, exactly, is going on, chiropractic can sometimes help.

3. Physical therapy can sometimes improve low back pain.

4. Massage can sometimes make things better.

5. Exercise, particularly exercises that target the core muscles, can sometimes provide pain relief by stabilizing the structure. In tandem with this, I'd suggest correcting any postural issues.

6. Injections like epidural or steroids can sometimes improve pain. Keep in mind that studies show steroid injections for pain are providing short term pain relief at the expense of the long term viability of the joint. Steroids appear to speed up joint degradation and will cause more pain in the long run.

Sometimes it takes more than one thing from the above list in order to improve the situation.

If you haven't done so already, it's worth getting some imaging (xray/CT/MRI) so any provider understands exactly what's going on with the spine.

Chronic back pain shows up after a long period of time where people have been doing a repetitive movement or had a car accident or received a blow during a sport session.

In spite of all these possible causes, if you would attend a sessions of Ear reflexology, the Therapist would be able to understand the dis/ease situation you are in and offer you a health treatment to unblock the unknown causes. These guide lines given to you will allow more flexibility, less pain and usually lyou would need to take less pain killers.

With different protocols, therapists in Auriculo Therapy can find specific points and trigger them with cold laser pen and slowly from session to session, understand how your body can now feel in a better pain-free situation.

It will still be your responsibility to keep that body in shape since it is the only one you have during this time on Planet Earth. Take care!
For chronic back pain I suggest you see an acupuncturist who can help you out using the modalities of massage, acupuncture and probably herbs.