by newipswich 27 Sep 2008

a less invasive treatment, before I have to choose any of the options the DR. gave me.

Wanted also to compliment all the GREAT designs offered by you
"Cuties"!! Hugs!!

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by lbrow 27 Sep 2008

I am an RN & though I haven't had it done have known several nurses that did have it & said it does work. *4U

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newipswich by newipswich 27 Sep 2008

Thanks for writing. I have a friend that had sciatica who had it done, and was pleased. I got the name of the acupuncturist from her. It will certainly be a new experience. :-)

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by elenu 27 Sep 2008

I say go for it Newipswich. My experiences of acupuncture have been all good and well worth the expense involved. Good luck.

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newipswich by newipswich 27 Sep 2008

I'm glad to hear that you've been happy with acupuncture. The gal said I should know by 4 treatments (2 each week for 2 weeks), if it's going to help any. Thanks for writing!

elenu by elenu 28 Sep 2008

I think that is being optimistic but, of course, each person, their problems & reactions to treatment are very different from one another. Sometimes expense is an issue which forces one to give up sooner than they should. I do sincerely hope it works for you - it is not an unpleasant experience.

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by kttyhwk4 27 Sep 2008

Have x-d-i-l that swears by it....she has a lot of back problems and used to be in pain all the time.

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newipswich by newipswich 27 Sep 2008

Thanks! That's encouraging! I have made an appt. for mid-Oct. Will give it a try.

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by marjialexa Moderator 27 Sep 2008

I haven't had acupuncture done, but I do go to the chiropractor before the MD. Don't know if that would be helpful with degenerative disease, but a reputable chiropractor will take x-rays and tell you if he/she can't help. Good luck, back pain is awful. Marji

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newipswich by newipswich 27 Sep 2008

I went to chiropractor many times with no relief. Have been going to a Pain Solutions Dr. who actually ordered the MRI's - lower & upper. Been going for massage weekly, which helps a little.
Getting kind of expensive, trying to find some help.

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by americangirl 27 Sep 2008

Sorry, I can help you.
Bump to the top. :o)

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newipswich by newipswich 27 Sep 2008

Thanks!

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