Please see the article entitled Western medical acupuncture: a definition published in the British Medical Journal.
The aim is to achieve a local twitch response to release muscle tension and pain.
Western acupuncture is an effective treatment for trigger points and chronic pain of neuropathic origin with very few side effects.
Daniel Levicki M.Ost offers Western Acupuncture as a whole treatment or as part of your Osteopathic treatment.
Western Acupuncture involves multiple advance of a filament needle into the muscle in the region of a 'Trigger Point'.
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