PAIN MANAGEMENT IN TCM FOR NECK, SHOULDER AND BACK PAIN IN SINGAPORE

Neck, shoulder, and back pains are very common in all age groups nowadays in Singapore. Our posture keeps our shoulder and neck muscles tight. TCM for neck pain in Singapore is the usual treatment to relieve the pain with no side effects. SIN KANG TCM clinic is the best TCM clinic for shoulder pain in Singapore to help you solve the problem. Incorrect body posture can make our neck, shoulder, and back muscles to be chronically fatigued and result in muscle pain. We have more than 20 years of experience in chronic pain management in TCM for back pain in Singapore. Muscle pain will increase if left untreated for a long time.

Physical pain is a warning. Do not ignore your chronic pain in your neck, shoulder, or your back. It can become severe when you get older. 

 

Signs and symptoms

The main manifestations are limited neck rotation, difficulty in raising the head, rotating your arms, numbness in the fingers or elbows, pain in bending down, inability to get up, numbness or chronic pain in the lower back and legs when you sit for a long time, muscle soreness after exercise, etc.

 

Causes of it could be external trauma, excessive sports activities, repetitive stress injuries, inactivity and poor posture, poor daily lifestyle habits, long term exposure to coldness or ingestion of cold food, age-related degeneration of bones at the joints (like spondylosis, osteophytes, etc), lack of sleep, malnutrition, etc. 

 

Mechanism

The lifestyle plus symptoms above show the inhibition of the flow of energy (Qi) and blood throughout the body so blood circulation in the tissues is reduced and the musculoskeletal joints will be strained. When that happens, it can lead to pain in those areas with weak blood flow, causing pain-related conditions like neck pain, back pain, headaches, shoulder pain, joint pains, etc. It may also cause headaches, tingling sensations, numbness and weakness.

 

How can TCM help Neck, Shoulder, and Back Pain?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a more beneficial treatment method. It does not require any oral medicine with any chemical composition, and will not cause irreversible drug damage to the liver and kidneys. This is a more natural treatment without side effects on your body.

In order to relieve the pain, SIN KANG TCM clinic use treatment methods like our NO-PAIN acupuncture™, tui na, cupping, osteopathic bone adjustment, activator chiropractic adjustment, moxibustion therapy, blood-letting therapy, and herbal medication which will increase “Qi” and help your blood circulation to alleviate and reduce your body pain symptoms, thus improving your life quality.

 

Acupuncture and tui na are the crucial components of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It belongs to a kind of holistic medicine. Physicians treat patients with acupuncture by inserting thin needles into the body meridian points. Therapists treat patients with tui na which is a therapeutic form of massage.  Performing acupuncture and tui na are based on the meridian system which is a concept of a path that flows through the life-energy known as “Qi” in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine where a special cup is placed on the skin by the therapist to generate suction for a few minutes. The suction of negative pressure leaves the cup without any pain marks on the body. 

Advice
Each of these treatment methods have their own applied benefits and depending on diagnosis, our experienced physicians and therapists will normally use a combination of two or more of such methods.

Patients who are suffering through different degrees of shoulder pain, neck pain and back pain, may need more kinds of treatments to get rid of these symptoms. TCM treatments for shoulder pain, neck pain, back pain always provide satisfying or over-expected results which makes it worthy to give it a try. 

 

SIN KANG TCM clinic has an experienced treatment team to help reduce and treat your pain.

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