Modern medicine generally emphasizes how acupuncture needles stimulate nerve and muscle cells, reducing the sensation of pain and releasing the body's natural painkillers, called endorphins.
Sorry to hear you are going through such pain. Yes, acupuncture does help with reducing chronic pain.
Here's a link to that study:
Acupuncture has been practicing for over 3000 years. At present, there are 113 countries, including the US accept this practice legally due to the low rise of medical accidents and malpractice.
Acupuncture is safe and effective treatment for chronic pain. Please consult your local acupuncturist for more information.
Scott Sang In Lee
Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM.
Carolyn Rabiner, L. Ac.
Go find a licensed acupuncturist in your area (L.Ac) - not some chiropractor who "got certified" or a PT with needles or an MD who "does acupuncture too". Find a licensed acupuncturist.
Be well, be confident, we can help.
If you're not in CA, you can find a board certified and state licensed acupuncturist in your area by using the "Find a Practitioner" link at NCCAOM.org.