According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), arthritis arises when the flow of Qi and blood are blocked and prevented from passing through the body’s energy pathways. The Chinese believe that when wind, cold, and dampness penetrate the body’s defenses and enter the muscles, tendons and joints, they can cause stiffness and pain.
Arthritis Treatment with Acupuncture
Needles are placed at key points along the meridians to move blood and Qi. It usually takes a number of weeks for acupuncture to produce prolonged relief from arthritis. Many patients say they feel better after even the first treatment.
Appropriate Chinese herbal mix maybe suggested to patients to improve circulation to the joints, or to decrease inflammation.
Treatment for Arthritis in Cincinnati
Call our office at (513) 528-2900, or use our online contact form to request an appointment for Arthritis treatment using Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs with Peter Sheng, MD.