Acupuncture Treatment For

Chronic & Musculoskeletal Pain

What is Chronic & Musculoskeletal Pain?

Back Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, Knee Pain, Arthritis, Sciatica, Plantar Fasciitis Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow, Frozen Shoulder, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Sports Injuries


Chronic pain is pain that persists for more than three months. It can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life, affecting their physical, emotional, and social well-being. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including musculoskeletal issues, nerve damage, or underlying medical conditions.

Musculoskeletal pain is a type of pain that affects the muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including injuries, repetitive motions, poor posture, or overuse. The pain can be acute or chronic, and it can affect one or more areas of the body.

Musculoskeletal pain and chronic pain are often interconnected. Chronic pain can develop as a result of untreated or undertreated musculoskeletal pain, and chronic pain can exacerbate musculoskeletal pain.

How can acupuncture help?

When used to treat musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture can help reduce inflammation and improve circulation in the affected area. The needles stimulate the body’s natural healing response, increasing blood flow to the area and promoting the release of endorphins, which are natural painkillers.

Acupuncture can also be effective in treating chronic pain. Chronic pain is often caused by nerve damage or underlying medical conditions and can be difficult to treat with traditional pain management techniques. Acupuncture can help by stimulating the nervous system, which can reduce pain and inflammation and promote relaxation.

If you are suffering from chronic or musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for you. For more information contact us or book an appointment using the button below.

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Sana JQ

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Andrea is wonderful. She is so thorough and helpful without being aggressive. She’s knowledgeable and can address any/all of your concerns with acupuncture. If it’s something beyond her expertise she will make suggestions that have helped me and my family tremendously. Her energy is positive and beautiful. I look forward to my appointments with her. The results are definitely not temporary!

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Bess Callard

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Andrea is a kind and thoughtful practitioner. I went to her for acupuncture and cupping to relieve pain from a chronic back injury. She took a detailed history, provided excellent care, and gave me advice on ways to manage my pain in-between visits. I highly recommend Thrive Acupuncture for anyone who is looking for wholistic and compassionate care.

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Andrea is exceptionally professional, knowledgeable, and friendly – I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my treatments with her. Her experience, especially with pregnancy, is obvious in her practice. You will always feel welcome and comfortable in her care.

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