Traditional Chinese medication as well as acupuncture has the same versatility and effectiveness as the western medicine, with which a broad variety of health issues can be treated. Particularly, acupuncture is successful in treating neuropathic diseases such as sciatica.
Have a look at a list of the licensed acupuncturists in your region, and have an interview with them through phone. Inquire the experience of your doctors and ensure if there is any problem for you to communicate with her or him. Sciatica can be treated by acupuncturists, a very common disease, and in fact, any experienced doctor would have wide experience with this problem. Ensure your doctor has the license issued by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and wide certified the place it is required.
Have a talk with your therapist; a successful treatment means a good communication. Answer the questions from your acupuncturist about your past injuries as well as your physical activity, your diet as well s even only what is the quality of your life. If your doctor does not have a comprehensive knowledge about your current health. There might be some problem for them to treat you effectively.
Start with the treatments, including some injection of some points near meridian system in your body which is designed to stimulate Oi flow (pronounced “chee”), or important energy, you will go sick while Oi is blocked or slowed,; in the sciatica case, you will suffer pain in the lower part of your back as well as down one or two legs. Let your acupuncturist to make an injection with sterile stainless-steel needle to some points along meridians to have the flow of Oi stimulated, let the body heal by its own. Your treatment would make Oi move over your system, make blood flow increase, ease inflammation, relieve pain as well as have the stress reduced.
Have a relaxation during the treatment with acupuncture as well as allow the stress to disappear. Except inflammation, stress may be one of the causes which are biggest for lower back pain. The muscles around the nerve of sciatic can be contracted by stress-related tension.
Keep going on. From time to time, sciatic pain could heal by one visit, however, there is need to receive several sections of acupunctures to have a desired result. Talk with your doctor. Your subject might be not for you to return unless you still suffer from pain.