Neck and Shoulder Tension
Most people at some point in their lives experiences this type of pain. This is the place where many of us “hold our stress”. And with the increase in hours spent at the computer, this problem is getting more common.
In treatment, we usually use some combination of cupping, acupuncture, and moxibusiton and this works quite well. While it doesn’t cure everybody, it does provide lasting relief in many and more importantly it helps people with their stress.
With acupuncture, we are trying to retrain the body to function differently than how it is currently functioning. This has the effect of modulating the nervous system response to stress where it can more easily bounce back to a relaxed mode after a stressor has occurred. This helps keep people from being “wired out” or getting to the point of being overwhelmed by stress.