Getting Acupuncture for Knee Pain
At Seitai acupuncture in Brooklyn, Manhattan & Staten island we know about pain, and knee pain can be debilitating. We at Seitai Acupuncture want to help.
Cause of Knee Pain
The knee is a joint. Three bones form the knee joint the femur(thighbone) Tibia(Shinbone) and the kneecap(patella). The knee is particular vulnerable to injury too, that is why knee pain is one of the most common ailments around. There are many causes of knee pain usually due to some form of trauma on the knee whether from sports, a fall, and the ever-famous arthritis. Other factors that can cause knee pain are; infections, hemarthrosis (blood in the knee joint) cysts, bone tumors, and being overweight.
How Acupuncture Benefits Knee Pain
In our Westernized medicine, acupuncture was rarely considered a treatment factor. With the growing trend of incorporating a more holistic approach to our health, and to prevent the over prescriptions of opioids acupuncture has become a budding health alternative option often incorporated with regular mainstream treatments. In fact, it has even been reported as becoming one of the first in line as a treatment option by the national guidelines for physicians.
Studies have even been conducted to test the power behind acupuncture and revealed that there are benefits to getting acupuncture to alleviate certain types of knee pain. People with osteoarthritis benefited the most noticing less stiffness and a vast decrease in pain after treatment was shown. The studies revealed that acupuncture treatments were a great therapy as the needles stimulate and activated certain pain-relieving chemicals in the body. Thus, revealing pain and even reducing inflammation.
Contact Our Seitai Acupuncture Today!
Is medication failing? Have you been told about seeking acupuncture as a pain relief option? Looking for more soothing pain relief. Come seek us at Seitai Acupuncture in Brooklyn, Manhattan, & Staten island, and talk to one of our well-trained acupuncturist today.