Patients notice significant lessening of inflammation and pain after 5 or 6 acupuncture visits. Total treatment is between 1 to 2 months depending on the severity of the condition.
Range of motion is increased and the recovery time is often cut by half or more. This means you can get back to your normal daily activities quicker than otherwise.Acupuncture is indicated in conjunction with medications and physical therapy. Faster improvement will allow you to wean off pain medications earlier.