Acupuncture for fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia causes pain all over the body as well as increased sensitivity to pain, fatigue and muscle stiffness.
Around 1 in 25 people in the UK population suffer from fibromyalgia.
How acupuncture can treat fibromyalgia
In Chinese medicine, fibromyalgia is a chronic deficiency causing stasis (pain) in the body. Acupuncture can help to reduce the pain and allow the body to build up strength. However, it will take months of treatment. This process can be speeded up by the use of Chinese herbs.