Acupuncture has been proven as an effective treatment of back pain in general, and specifically lower back pain.
It is important to diagnose which nerve has been damaged, if the problem originates in the backbone or in the muscles and what is the origin of the pain. This allows the acupuncture therapist to treat back pain in the most accurate way.
Acupuncture treatment for lower back pain will be custom-made accurately in accordance to the root of the problem of each individual. The Nei Jing Center for Chinese Medicine in Jerusalem has proved that acupuncture combined with Tui na (medical massage) is highly effective in treating orthopedic problems. If necessary, a formula of herbs can be added (custom-made) to treat the back pain.
In addition, a treatment of cupping, which is very effective for acute lower back pain.
In cases of lower back pain caused by muscle weakness or kidney weakness, cupping will not be the first recommended solution.
In addition, the patient will receive a series of exercises and stretches to warm up the body, which will help the patient deal with lower back pain at home.
Who should contact the Nei Jing Center for Chinese Medicine in Jerusalem when having general back pain, and specifically lower back pain?
Since acupuncture has been found highly effective for those who suffer from back pain, it is recommended across all populations who suffer from back pain, and for anyone who is interested in resolving the problem in a thorough and effective way.
What are the causes of lower back pain?
First, we will explain the structure of the backbone and its components, in order to understand the reasons that cause lower back pain:
• Trauma – like a sudden sharp movement, lifting heavy weights, a direct, indirect or recurring hit.
• Scoliosis and degenerative changes in the backbone causing an overload and imbalance in the back muscles, especially when causing overload on the lumbar vertebrae L3 – L4 – L5.
• Fractures and diseases of the connective tissues such as osteoporosis or advanced age.