Starting Point Acupuncture & Wellness - Specializing in the treatment of migraines and IBS

Neck And Shoulder Pain Treatment

Got a pain in the neck? Acupuncture is often sought after for the treatment of neck and shoulder pain.

Because of acupuncture’s ability to get at the root cause of the problem, most people receiving acupuncture feel lasting results.

Got a pain in the neck?

Acupuncture and trigger point injections are often sought after for neck and shoulder pain treatment.

 

Acupuncture Session

 

Acupuncture is an important tool in the relief and treatment of neck and shoulder pain. Not only can people find relief in their initial session but also acupuncture works to address the underlying cause to prevent pain from returning. Acupuncture works to correct balances in the nervous system that is leading to pain and inflammation. Acupuncture can help to relieve muscle pain and spasms and has been shown to be an effective treatment for acute and chronic pain.

Trigger point injections work hand-in-hand with acupuncture to provide fast and lasting relief of chronic pain. In cases of neck and shoulder pain most often the underlying cause is around inflammation leading to the cycling of a pain-spasm cycle. Studies have shown that using therapeutic or trigger point injections can calm the nerve inflammation and stop the pain-spasm cycle leading to lasting pain relief. Patients report at their second treatment a 25% reduction in chronic pain. Typically only 4-6 treatments are needed.

At our clinic we use a combined approach of trigger point/therapeutic injections and acupuncture to provide an integrated whole-body treatment plan. Injections stop the pain-spasm cycle, acupuncture helps to boost the bodies natural ability to heal itself to provide lasting health and vitality.

To learn more about therapeutic injections read one of our other articles here.

If You Have Been In An Accident And Have More Of An Acute Injury Such As Whiplash.

Acupuncture and therapeutic injections can help to decrease inflammation and speed recovery time. If you are experiencing a more chronic concern such as stiff neck or frozen shoulder, acupuncture can help to improve range of motion as well as reduce pain and inflammation. Because of acupuncture’s ability to get at the root cause of the problem, most people receiving acupuncture feel lasting results.

If you suffer from neck and shoulder pain and looking to find relief, give our office a call today at (425) 686-4498. We can help you get pain-free fast!

***Most WA state insurance plans cover injections and acupuncture. We will call and verify your plan prior to your visit.

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Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc

  • Master’s Degree in Acupuncture
    Bastyr University
  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
    Bastyr University
  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry
    Northern Arizona University
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