Physical Medicine is sometimes needed in addition to needles and herbs. If your tissues are congested from injuries, bad postures, excessive weight lifting, etc, I have various other ways to stop pain.
Cupping is a method of creating a vacuum on the patient's skin to dispel stagnant blood and lymph, thereby creating an immune response in the body and promoting circulation. It treats respiratory diseases such as the common cold, pneumonia and bronchitis. Cupping is also used on the back and shoulders for pain and other musculoskeletal conditions. It often leaves painless circular bruises.
Gua Sha is a form of scraping the skin to increase blood and lymph circulation.
MaXing involves you on a mat and me walking on your limbs and back to open channels and release muscles
and toxins. This gives you immediate structural change. Depending on how much toxicity and tension you carry,
this can be intense and painful in the beginning. Many patients describe it as a "good hurt." At some point, with
tension and emotional release, maxing becomes exceptionally relaxing and pleasant.