An acupuncturist is a doctor trained in acupuncture technique in traditional Chinese medicine. This disease specialist knows and knows diagnose and treat both from the Western point of view as oriental.
Treatments performed follow the recommendations of the World Health Organization.
First encompasses diseases whose treatment has been clinically proven. Is therefore include: headache, migraine headaches, facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia, neck pain, skeletal muscle pain , joint pain especially (elbow, knee), and back pain.
Specialists in Pain Unit state that, since the puncture access the central nervous system, the patient 's welfare is immediate and above all has no side effects.
Acupuncture can treat all acute and chronic pain. It is the first recommendation of acupuncture; since many patients can not tolerate the side effects of pain medications (nausea, vomiting, constipation, etc.) and anticoagulants.
The importance of a team physician acupuncturist pain
The trend of American medicine hospitals, which are those with the best care results, is to complement acupuncture treatments, given that there are patients who can not take medication (pregnancy, heart ...) and in other patients medication does not solve all pathology. It has also taken into account that the risk vs benefit of acupuncture has always shown for a profit.
Edited by Noelia García Pino