Features of the procedure of acupuncture osteochondrosis
Treatment of osteoarthritis with acupuncture
Acupuncture or acupuncture is one method of getting rid of back pain, and degenerative disc disease. Physically acting on biologically active points of the affected area, acupuncture relieves pain, improves blood circulation, activates inner reserves of the body.
Indications for carrying
Indications for acupuncture osteochondrosis are pain in the cervical and lumbar spine, back, pain and limitation of function of the spine.
Contraindications to acupuncture
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Contraindications are fever, skin cancer, infectious diseases, malignant and benign tumors, hypertensive crisis, a condition after heart attack, exhaustion, old age, pregnancy.
Also acupuncture is contraindicated in a condition of alcoholic or narcotic intoxication.
Particularities of the procedure and principle of operation
The procedure of acupuncture was known in Ancient China where, in fact, reached our days. This treatment method has existed for over two thousand years and has not lost its popularity.
Providing a reflex effect on the human body, acupuncture affects the bioactive points, resulting in a response in the internal organs and tissues.
Feature of acupuncture treatments in osteochondrosis is the interaction with the entire body.
When shot a certain point, through the spinal cord the impulse is passed into the brain of the head, where should the designated authority to change its work.
In addition, the method eliminates not only the symptoms but also the causes that led to their emergence.
Centuries-old experience of acupuncture for treatment of osteoarthritis has enabled to achieve tremendous success in carrying out this procedure. Needles are able to get rid of back pain through education of endorphins. This stimulated blood flow, there is the impact on the nervous threads of the body.
For the treatment of degenerative disc disease, bioactive points exposed to two different methods:
Sedative. This method has a calming effect on the human body and relieves the pain. In two to four bio-active points of a needle injected at a depth of about 1.5 cm, leave them for 30 minutes or more.
Stimulating. Has a tonic and stimulating effect on the body. Needles are injected at 3 to 10 mm and leave on time from 30 seconds to 5 minutes.
For more effective treatment often these two methods alternate, selecting for each patient the depth of insertion of the needle and the angle of its inclination.
How is physiotherapy in osteochondrosis can be found in this article.
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What feelings arise during the session
Many people give negative reviews, and are related to the procedure with apprehension because of the fear of pain from needles. But in fact, acupuncture osteochondrosis does not cause the patient pain due to the rounded ends of the needles.
Thus, the needle pushes the tissue without damaging them. Don’t break out and pain receptors of the skin.
Sensations that arise during a session – the pressure pulsation in the places where it was introduced needle, slight tingling, slight heat and itching.
There are times when the patient feels heaviness, numbness, «passing current».
How to prepare for the procedure
Firstly, it is impossible to attend a session of acupuncture after exercise, intravenous injection. Make procedure should not be on an empty stomach and on a full stomach.
If you pass a full course of acupuncture, in this period it is prohibited to take alcoholic beverages, abuse spicy, salty and spicy dishes.
Before the course are advised to inform the doctor about all the medications being taken at the moment.
You should also inform about all the procedures that you go through in addition to acupuncture.
Women should not undergo in the period of menstrual bleeding.
A video about the procedure of acupuncture
To learn more about the procedure of acupuncture, you can viewing the following video