Is Acupuncture Good For Lower Back Pain?

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Nowadays, lower back pain becomes a common problem for most of the people. 8 out of 10 people suffer from this issue. But acupuncture is a therapy that helps to reduce lower back pain. It is now proved that acupuncture helps more than anything to reduce back pain. Some experts say that the sham acupuncture is more effective than normal acupuncture. But both the acupuncture methods are effective for lower back pain.How acupuncture helps to reduce back pain?

Like remedial massage

Acupuncture is a therapy that helps to reduce lower back pain. In this therapy, needles are inserted in the energy points of our body. It does not harm or affect your body; it mainly reliefs the painful nerves and muscles. Acupuncture is a traditional therapy that mainly depends on the energetic therapy of our body.

Acupuncturist mainly focuses on the pressure points of our body at the back. The main pressure points are at the back side of the knees, hip points, foot points, hand points, lower back points etc. Along with lower back pain, people suffering infertility issues try this method and fertility acupuncture Melbourne has already proved effective to many.

The process

If you want to get relief from your lower back pain, firstly you should contact a professional acupuncturist who has a proper licence and experience. Then you should discuss with your doctor whether it will be useful or not for you. You should be sure whether it can be used in your condition or not. And this type of therapy is also costly. Many medical insurance plans don’t take the responsibility of the acupuncture. They don’t pay for it. Every single session of acupuncture cost around $60- $130.It is also a long term process. Lower back pain can’t be cure in a single session.

It helps to reduce lower back pain, but not in a single session. Your first session may be successful, but that does not mean that your back pain never returns again. It can be returned again then you have to book another appointment. A lot of people do it at a weekly basis and don’t stop it until they get a good result. Always try to find an experienced acupuncturist. Never do it by a non-trained acupuncturist.

Acupuncturist has a great importance to your treatment. If he is not trained then you can’t get a relief from this therapy. You can find a good acupuncturist in the Internet or you can ask your family and friends, if they know a trained acupuncturist who was successful in his previous acupuncture therapies. Pregnant women can’t be able to do all the therapies. Some therapies will affect their health and delivery. So if you are a pregnant woman, you should first consult to your doctor if these therapies are suitable for you or not.