At our Acupuncture Pain Clinic we specialize in treating pain of all types. Whether it’s acute or chronic pain, it’s the most common condition that brings patients in. Acupuncture works to block pain, reduce inflammation, increase circulation and promote healing. It has minimal to no side effects. We assess your condition and create a treatment plan that works for you.  Education about prevention  and maintenance care can prevent future issues. Many conditions can be both acute or chronic. You can benefit from acupuncture at either stage. Early intervention can often prevent chronic pain from developing.

Acute Pain

This type of pain usually starts quickly. It can have a sharp or burning quality. Sports injuries, surgery and severe strains produce acute pain. Acupuncture is suitable as soon as the acute pain starts. Examples of acute pain treated at our clinic include:

  • Low back pain
  • Herniated disc pain
  • Bulging disc pain
  • Neck pain
  • Elbow pain
  • Knee pain
  • Rib pain,
  • Sports injuries
  • Headaches
  • Concussions
  • Ear pain,
  • Tooth pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Sciatic pain
  • Foot pain
  • Wrist pain
  • Injuries from car accidents
  • Pain from broken or fractures bones
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Pain from breast reduction or augmentation
  • Shoulder pain

Chronic Pain

Many of the above conditions can be treated with acupuncture in the chronic pain stage. Chronic pain persists longer than three months. There are often other factors associated with it including tight muscles, “holding patterns” in fascia, depression,poor nutrition, low energy, stress/anxiety, and limited range of motion. Some types of chronic pain that may experience relief with acupuncture include:

  • Jaw pain/ TMJ
  • Pain from Lupus and other Auto immune conditions
  • Carpal tunnel pain
  • Pain from Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Post-concussion syndrome
  • Sinus pain
  • Migraine headaches
  • Rotator cuff pain
  • Pain from Piriformis syndrome
  • Nerve pain/ Neuropathy

Pain from Internal Sources

Some pain is caused by disease or genetics. Acupuncture can work to both relieve symptoms and treat the disease at the root. This includes pain from:

  • Scoliosis
  • Pain from menstrual cramping
  • Chest Pain
  • Fibromyalgia pain
  • Pain from Lyme Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis pain
  • Osteoarthritis pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pain from IBS
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Heart Burn
  • Pain related to pregnancy including; Round ligament pain, Pain at the pubic symphysis, Heartburn, Rib pain, Low back pain, neck and mid back pain.

“I am a lifelong soccer player. I’d always been healthy and pain free. When I hit 50 I began experiencing terrible hip pain. I was worried I wouldn’t be able to play in an upcoming tournament so I decided to try acupuncture. Acupuncture through Glow’s Acupuncture for Pain Clinic 2-3 times per week for 2 weeks prior to the game worked wonders. I went from being unable to kick or run for more than 5 min. to playing the entire game, which we won! I continue to be pain free and playing soccer thanks to acupuncture, laser therapy and Gua Sha .” John, Seattle WA