Over 400,000 people in the United States suffer from Multiple Sclerosis, often known as MS, an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. MS symptoms include pain, muscle spasms, muscle weakness, problems with swallowing, problems with vision, general fatigue, tingling in the muscles , numbness in the muscles. This malady occurs when the patient’s immune system attacks the areas of the brain related to muscular control and function damaging and inflaming these pathways.
Acupuncture for Multiple Sclerosis
If you are looking for ways to help you manage or lessen your MS symptoms, consider acupuncture as part of your overall treatment plan. Acupuncture treatments activate the central nervous system which releases neurochemical messengers. This creates changes in body chemistry and homeostasis resulting in a feeling of wellbeing both emotionally and physically.
Research in the past 7 years has shown that acupuncture treatments may specifically help relieve MS symptoms by:
Dr. Binder will be happy to speak to you and answer any question you may have about acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, and how it can help Multiple Sclerosis.