The Use Of Acupuncture For Tendonitis and Inflammation

by paul
(wales, near london)

Hi again Joshua.....paul from wales near london

I've been working on peroneal tendonitis for a good long while.

Is the use of acupuncture (alongside ice, massage , nutrition etc) in tendonitis used to treat our REACTION in to pain...does it actually do anything to reverse the process of inflammation ?


Joshua Answers:

Hi Paul.

I really like Acupuncture. In my personal experience, it either really works, or it doesn't, depending on what I have going on.

So in the hands of a good acupuncturist (and a few other factors) acupuncture can really help Tendonitis.

It can calm down the nervous system's reaction to pain/problem, can reduce inflammation, can make the body work better, relax muscle, etc.

So ultimately, the answer is yes, it can reverse the Process of Inflammation.

Joshua Tucker, B.A., C.M.T.
The Tendonitis Expert

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Jan 23, 2010
thank you joshua
by: Anonymous

I am trying to attack this problem from as many areas as possible

over here if you want registered acupuncture you have to go to your local hospital......and some dont do it

luckily mine does ...and my general family physician is a big fan of such treatment has sent a referral letter from me to the acupuncturist

what I do know is that rest, and anti inflammatories ....was a part of my treatment for the first 4 months...and did NOTHING !!!

and the pain at rest isnt bad enough for strong painkillers ...but still...thats what so many suggest !!

I am taking a holistic approach, it has to be the best way


Joshua Comments:

I strongly agree on all counts.

Jan 25, 2010
by: Anonymous

I start in ten days time , acupuncture at my local state hospital with a state registered acupuncturist that works at the local chronic pain clinic

they have offered me 6 sessions to see where that leaves me , pain wise

told me to come off anti inflammatories , but continue icing whilst he is treating me


Joshua comments:

Great, let me know how it goes.

Feb 04, 2010
starting up
by: Anonymous

I have had one session...which he said was just to introduce me to the process...he only used a few needles....and wanted to see if I had any pain reaction ..I didnt ..or side effects...apart from a little tiredness, I had nothing

so the real work he says starts next week


Joshua Comments:

Cool. Personally, I really like acupuncture (from a good practitioner). I've had some really good experiences.

I'm curious to see how it goes.

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