It is possible that the patients I have not been able to help with my method could be helped by another, therefore no patient should give up hope. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Megicine. 2008;7:833. It disperses wind, relieves the exterior, suppresses pain and clears acupuncture the channels. It is a practice in which fine needles are inserted into the skin to stimulate specific points in the body. Tesfaye S, et al. Central pain may be retained as the term for when the lesion or dysfunction affects the central nervous system’. Acupuncture to Relieve Neuropathy Pain A growing number of people are using acupuncture to treat neuropathy pain linked with diabetes and other health-related problems. For some, there is remaining neuropathy for many years after the original damage. Experimental study on rabbits in which acupuncture stimulation was directly observed to increase diameter and blood flow velocity of peripheral arterioles, enhancing local micro circulation. The researchers concluded that acupuncture plus acupoint-injection is effective for greater occipital neuralgia and better than the carbamazepine. Acupunct Med. 2011; 29: 230-3. Other side effects can include stomach upset and skin rash. Possible mechanisms of acupuncture Cidral-Filho DJ et al. Cu BR et al.
Relax to music: Put on some music that lifts your mood and that you find soothing and calming. SP6 is the Meeting point of the 3 Lower Yin meridians. If this amounts to maintaining the status duo, or even as one very wise patient expressed it 'getting worse slower', then as long as this is the agreed basis for treatment, that is fine. Acupuncture treatment improves nerve conduction in peripheral neuropathy. Nixon to China in 1972. Four trials reported that acupuncture was superior to carbamazepine, and the remaining eight studies showed no difference between the treatment and control groups.