Pain in Chinese medicine is seen as an "obstruction" or "stagnation".

There is an ancient Chinese phrase that says:

“If there is free flow, there is no pain; if there is pain, there is lack of free flow.”

Through acupuncture, we know how to open the block quickly and efficiently, and ease the pain quickly.


Pain can be minor - mild headache, mild back pain, little knee soreness; or, there can be intense pain that limits daily activities and even confines the person to their bed.


Examples of pain in which acupuncture treatment may be effective:


Migraines, cluster headache, tension headache, hormone (pre or during menstrual period), headaches which result from vertebral or neck problem and more.

Musculoskeletal Pain

Back pain (whether muscle pain, acute tight muscle, disc hernia, or various spinal problems), neck pain, joint pain, knee pain, orthopedic problems, heel pain, sprains, fractures and more.

Abdominal pain

From hormonal environment (circulation, endometriosis, fibroids, etc.), from gastrointestinal issues (various digestive problems, constipation, bloating, Crohn's, colitis, heartburn, etc.), post-surgery (cesarean or invasive surgery) and more.


Due to neurological disorders (neuropathy, polyneuropathy , Parkinson's, etc.), or due to disorders of the spine (spinal stenosis, disc herniation, disc bulge, vertebral compression, etc.).

Pain due to emotional stress and tension

Chest pain, emotional abdominal pain, back pain with emotional background, headaches and more.

The treatment of pain with acupuncture and CM provides a natural, holistic solution. You will feel the benefit from the initial treatment and with the progress of a series of treatments the inflammatory process is reduced and balance is restored. The reduction in pain levels and addressing the cause of your pain enables you to return to every day activities.

For specific pain conditions that acupuncture may be helpful for click here