Neck Pain

Neck PainOne of the most common physical complaints that affects everyone at some point and today by stressful life to which we are subject, has become commonplace or everyday, the annoying neck pain.

This common complaint is usually self-treated with painkillers, but there are alternative treatment plans that can be used for medical approval, after evaluation as to its origin, which is usually a common factor, stress, motivating characteristics tension contractual.

The most commonly used alternative treatments include acupuncture, yoga, tai chi, chi gong, shiatsu, massage, herbalism, which have proven their effectiveness in this condition almost chronic for many.

* Acupuncture: According to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal, acupuncture is very effective in the treatment of neck pain. And in early 2008, SpineUniverse conducted a study on the treatment options for neck pain patients. Patients reported that they were more satisfied with traditional acupuncture than with spinal injections. Acupuncture works by restoring the flow of Chi energy and thus normalizing the overall balance of the body. (This approach is different than healing the Western scientific concepts, which do not either better or worse treatment, but simply different and effectively in many fields and evaluated by Western science, which still continues to deepen its scope of major diseases). In acupuncture, the doctor inserts fine needles into the body at specific points, not hurt.

* Herbal Remedies: Before taking any herb, consult with a physician, particularly if it is carrying out some form of drug treatment, the recommended herbs for sore neck from alternative therapies are White Willow, Devil’s Claw, capsaicin cream.