Naturopaths, Massage, Nutritionists, Acupuncturists & Osteopaths in Brisbane

Acupuncture treatment for Osteoarthritis

Is Osteoarthritis impacting your life?

Did you know our Acupuncture treatment in Brisbane may be able to help you?Acupuncture in Brisbane can help with Osteoarthritis

Are you one of the 1.6 million Australian’s currently suffering with osteoarthritis? Do you experience pain, stiffness, discomfort or dysfunction in joints such as your knees, hips, feet or hands? Acupuncture can help alleviate the pain from osteoarthritis allowing you to continue living an active and healthy lifestyle, restoring your self-esteem and vitality.

  • Studies  show clinically significant effects of acupuncture for pain control in patients with peripheral joint Osteoarthritis.
  • Acupuncture is a viable alternative to pain killers and anti-inflammatory medication
  • Research indicates that acupuncture is associated with improved joint function in patients with chronic Osteoarthritis.

 

How can Acupuncture help Arthritis?

  • Acupuncture stimulates the release of your bodies natural 'pain-killers' to reduce osteoarthritic pain.
  • The stimulation of acupuncture points can reduce swelling and inflammation while the increased circulation resulting from acupuncture treatment promotes a healing response at sites of damage.
  • Aids the repair of osteoarthritic joints; restoring function.
  • Reduces dependency on pain-killers and anti-inflammatory medication.

 

Stop being an Arthritis sufferer and start healing today!

Call Ben Ludlow (registered Acupuncture and TCM practitioner) at Vibe Natural Health Brisbane on (07) 3366 7970 now for more information on how our Acupuncture can help you…  and join the tens of thousands of Australians improving their lives with Acupuncture each week.

or click here to read more about our Vibe Acupuncture practitioners Ben Ludlow and Juanita Fuchs

To book an Acupuncture appointment at our Grange location in North Brisbane call us on 3366 7970 or online anytime

 

Further Reading on Acupuncture and Osteoarthritis

Y. D. Kwon, M. H. Pittler, E. Ernst. 2006 Acupuncture for peripheral joint osteoarthritis A systematic review and meta-analysis, Rheumatology 2006;45:133, Advance Access publication 27 August 2006. Viewed online February 25th, 2016 < http://rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org/content/45/11/1331.full.pdf+html >

White, A. Foster, N. Cummings, M. Barlas, P. 2006. The effectiveness of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee – a systematic review. Acupuncture in Medicine 2006;24:40-48. Viewed online February 25th, 2016 < http://aim.bmj.com/content/24/supplement/40.short >

Selfe, T & Taylor, A. 2008. Acupuncture and Osteoarthritis of the Knee - A Review of Randomized, Controlled Trials. Fam Community Health. 2008 Jul–Sep; 31(3): 247–254. Viewed online February 25th, 2016. < http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2810544/ >

 

Manheimer E, Cheng K, Linde K, Lao L, Yoo J, Wieland S, van der Windt DAWM, Berman BM, Bouter LM. 2010. Acupuncture for osteoarthritis. Cochrane Library Database. Viewed online February 25th, 2016. < http://www.cochrane.org/CD001977/MUSKEL_acupuncture-for-osteoarthritis >

 

Witt, C. Jena, S. Brinkhaus, B. Liecker, B. Wegscheider, K. Willich, S. 2006. Acupuncture in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip: A randomized, controlled trial with an additional nonrandomized arm. Arthritis & Rheumatism Volume 54 HYPERLINK "http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/art.v54:11/issuetoc", HYPERLINK "http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/art.v54:11/issuetoc"  HYPERLINK "http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/art.v54:11/issuetoc"Issue 11 HYPERLINK "http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/art.v54:11/issuetoc", HYPERLINK "http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/art.v54:11/issuetoc" pages 3485-3493, November 2006. Viewed online February 25th, 2016 < http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/art.22154/full >

 

 

 

 

 

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