Most insurers cover acupuncture as a means to assist the healing process after a motor vehicle accident. This is because clinical trials and studies from around the world have found that acupuncture is an effective treatment for accident-related injuries like:
- Headache and head injuries
- Knee pain
- Low back pain
- Stiff neck or neck pain
- Shoulder pain
- Spine pain
- Postoperative pain
- Sports injuries
- Joint stress or injury
- Repetitive stress injuries like carpal tunnel
- And more
Acupuncture and other Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treatments like cupping or gua sha can help to reduce inflammation and pain holistically, allowing the body to heal itself. Additionally, treatment that uses TCM as a base restores the harmony of your body’s natural flow of life force energy – called Qi. This attunement of your Qi can help you to feel more comfortable while also speeding the natural healing process.
You may feel that popping a few anti-inflammatory drugs and icing your injury will resolve your pain, but studies have shown that using these drugs excessively may be impeding the body’s natural healing response. This is one place where acupuncture can step in. Instead of slowing the body’s natural response, it stimulates healing While performing as a natural anti-inflammatory and pain reliever.
Additionally, holistic TCM treatments like acupuncture can help you relax and de-stress, which are essential after a traumatic injury like a motor vehicle accident or car accident. The simple action of reducing anxiety and stress can help to trigger your body’s natural healing mechanisms. Acupuncture and similar treatments like cupping are also pain-free and side effect-free, giving them an edge over most traumatic injury treatments.
If you are looking to treat a recent motor vehicle accident or sports injury naturally and holistically, contact Attunement Wellness today. We can provide you with the stress and pain relief you need for rapid, pain-free healing.