Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia

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Acupuncture can help to help Fibromylagia patients by treating the body as a whole and targetting the possible . Acupuncture, originating in ancient China, uses very fine needles to treat various “systems of function”. The acupuncture practitioner uses points to treat meridians (or pathways) throughout your body and restoring the balance of yin and yang. Tender Points, known as Ah Shi in acupuncture, can also be used to treat local pain in Fibromylagia patients.

There are many channels that connect to form pathways. Pain is theorized to be caused by a blockage in the flow of an energy force called ‘qi’ through the pathways. By unblocking the qi and allowing it to flow throughout the body overall health is improved and any associated pain is relieved. This unblocking of qi can be felt and is called ‘deqi’

Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia Benefits:

  • Balance yin and yang
  • Unblocking qi
  • Restoring overall health
  • Improve circulation
  • Reduce the need for prescription medications
  • Can be used in conjunction with other treatments
  • Increase energy

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