Treating Postoperative Pain With Acupuncture

After undergoing certain types of surgery, it is common to experience pain and discomfort for an extended period of time. Fortunately, acupuncture has been proven to help alleviate many forms of postoperative pain.

What Causes Postoperative Pain?

Postoperative pain is often the result of tissue injury sustained during the medical operation and muscle spasms that may occur afterward. More than 3 out of 4 people suffer from acute pain shortly after the surgery, and a significant number may develop chronic pain.

man undergoing surgery

How Can Acupuncture Help?

By realigning your body’s Qi, acupuncture therapy aids in the reduction and treatment of postoperative pain, minimizing the need for painkillers and extra visits to your doctor. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our licensed acupuncture therapist, and help your body heal naturally.

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