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  • Writer's pictureAlice Kang

Back pain

Back pain is very commonly visiting symptom for acupuncture treatment. Back pain can be driven from many different factors from trauma to psychological conditions. In Chinese Medicine, back pain is mainly from obstruction of Qi (vital energy) in Urinary Bladder Meridian, called foot Taiyang meridian, the Qi pathway in human body. The bladder meridian runs along the back of the head towards the heel of the foot. By which point your acupuncturist manipulate, your back pain symptoms can be relieved tremendously. UB 59 for example, is very effective point due to its ability to function correct in UB meridians especially in L2,L3 and some pain in cervical meridian. Needling the point two or three times usually gives the pain away.

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