I get this question time and time again –

How does an acupuncture needle help get rid of my pain from an old injury?

When patients ask this question they are not looking for the Traditional Chinese Medicine explanation, they are looking for some scientific proof.  A recent article written by Helene M. Langevin provides research-based evidence on how connective tissue is related to post-injury pain and how acupuncture can be used to treat the pain.

Acupuncture can help relax the tension in the connective tissue. How does it do this? Read more: Using Acupuncture To Treat Residual Pain After An Injury

Jessica Zerr is a Registered Acupuncturist at Qi Integrated Health