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Albert Stern is a healer, artist, and instructor. He practices acupuncture, visceral manipulation, and craniosacral therapy. He creates anatomical illustrations and fine art paintings. He is also an acupuncture instructor and teaches at various schools and facilities. He works with the Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine and Peak Research Institute. 

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Acupuncture and Back Pain - An Overview

Albert Stern

Use Acupuncture for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the leading causes of disabilities and decrease in quality of life. Constant back pain can adversely affect one's life negatively, and slow down productivity. From the moment your back pain problems begun, life has never been the same. Well, it doesn't have to remain that way. Acupuncture has been shown to reduce and even treat many types of back pain. 

The Benefits of Acupuncture

Most people that have experienced back pain, turn to acupuncture after medical intervention failed.  These people reported healing results from using acupuncture to relieve and treat back pain. However, how does acupuncture achieve such tremendous results? This ancient method is said to stimulate the central nervous system that is composed of the brain, and the spinal cord. By stimulating this crucial nervous system, it brings about a healing effect from the release of endorphins. More specifically it brings about pain relief for those suffering from back pain. 

Acupuncture is a considered a safe alternative to modern medicine. Not only is it used to relieve pain, it can also be used together with other painkillers for more effectiveness.

This alternative medical method is said to also create a relaxed feeling in the patients during and even after therapy. 

Acupuncture has also been said to reduce muscle stiffness and inflammation. This is also a factor that contributes to back pain relief. The muscles loosen up and become more relaxed. Inflammation in the muscles and joints are a major cause of pain and can hinder your productivity.