Since ancient times, acupuncture has been used to treat several ailments and diseases. Originating as a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), acupuncture has been tested through a lot of controlled clinical trials and is now well-recognized treatment for pain relief, especially neck pain.
In today’s fast-paced society, chronic neck pain affects all people in all walks of life. Regardless of the gender, age, or employment, any person can suffer from severe neck pain if they a poor posture resulting from using poor body mechanics while engaging in everyday activities, such using a computer or a smartphone.
If you have been experiencing muscle tightness of spasm in your neck, or your ability to move your head has decreased lately, then you should consider going to a professional to have it treated with acupuncture. Through acupuncture, the very intense pressure building up in your neck muscles will be loosened up. This is not a pseudo-science: in fact, an analysis of 29 studies revealed that people with neck pain experienced significantly more relief with acupuncture than those who had no treatment.
To help you further how acupuncture works, check out the infographic below from Kundao Wellness, which details some facts and statistics on how acupuncture helps relieve neck pain.