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Like acupuncture, fine needles are inserted into acupuncture points or trigger points just under the skin or into muscles. As the name suggests, this therapy evolved from standard acupuncture and has been routinely practiced in China for many years.
The liquids used include herbal extracts, saline, liquid vitamins, and even sterile water. Acupuncture Injection into acupuncture points activates them in a similar way to the insertion of acupuncture needles. But the injection will stimulate the acupuncture point for a much longer period of time, thus enhancing the therapeutic effect. Think of it as super acupuncture. It is a very useful technique in hard-to-treat, or poorly responding conditions.
This technique can very effective in treating chronic conditions such as allergies, chronic pains that even cortisone shots do not help, fibromyalgia, migraines, low back pain, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, thumb pain, heel pain (plantar fasciitis), knee pain, shoulder pain, and many other diseases. It is also effective in treating chronic auto-immune conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis.