Did you know that the ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture can be as effective as modern medicine in helping you recover from surgery? Results of a research study indicate that in certain cases, acupuncture therapy may be your best option for treating postoperative pain, nausea, and vomiting.
When using traditional postsurgical medications such as opioids, there are potential risks which include drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and itchiness. If used too much, they can cause opioid dependence. In addition, you also may have to deal with a period of immobility, reduced immunity, and disruption of sleep patterns after surgery.
Acupuncture can help postsurgical recovery by:
Because of the many benefits and virtually no side effects of acupuncture, the NewportCare Medical Group offers this very effective therapy performed by trained professionals to improve healing and speed up recovery after surgery. Contact NewportCare specialist Juline Busuioc to find out if you might be a candidate.
NewportCare Medical Group is a comprehensive specialty group including located in Newport Beach, California specializing in acupuncture and advanced non-surgical and surgical treatments for a wide range of orthopedic conditions.
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