Why does our spine cause us so many problems?
- Muscle Imbalance
- Hyper-reactive nerves
- Space-occupying lesions
With all of these pathologies, it is oversimplification to claim that invasion of bone or disc into the nerve’s space is CAUSING the pain. Every day, patients walk into the clinic with an x-ray and that is exactly what they say. But there are many people out there with similar x-rays for all of these pathologies that are pain free, or their pain is much reduced, so there must be more to the equation...
Back pain can be
ongoing, frustrating and debilitating. For some, this is a temporary
setback, for others, back pain progresses to a chronic disease that seriously
diminishes quality of life. Acupuncture is one of the few non-invasive
therapies that have been shown in clinical trials to benefit back pain
long-term. More than just pain relief, acupuncture changes the way the
nervous system interacts with the musculoskeletal system to restore
balance. Based on re-establishing coordination of the musculature and
fascia, Sports Medicine Acupuncture changes
range of motion and strength immediately. This directly benefits the
spine and posture...