Patients notice significant improvement after 3 or 4 acupuncture visits. Continued treatment up to 1 or 2 months help full recovery and prevents recurrence.
Shingles is an opportunistic viral proliferation in a compromised body. The dormant herpes zoster virus attack the nerve endings because the weakened body cannot effectively keep the virus in check. Acupuncture relieves pain and inflammation while assisting the body come back to its healthy state quickly.