Case Study: Neck Pain & Numbness In Toes/Feet
57 year old male was struggling with right side neck pain for 2 months when he came to our office. Backward flexion is impaired. He has gotten massages and received numerous chiropractic adjustments, which only provides relief for 2-3 days. Patient has not incurred any injury to the neck. The pain affects his sleep. Neck and shoulder tension level 6/10 and pain is constant. Pain and tightness radiates into the chest and mid-back region. Primary pain is along the trapezius muscle. He is experiencing numbness in the toes and it comes and goes. The numbness is located along the tips and balls of the feet and is evenly dispersed. He had been experiencing this sensation for 5 years.
Treatment Plan and Progress
2/19/2020 – Initial consult + Acupuncture – pain level 6/10. Patient felt immediate relief in pain upon needle insertion.
At Healing With Zen, Our Acupuncturists Use Balance Method Acupuncture
Balance Method Acupuncture is very effective in treating various aches and pains, as well as neuropathy and numbness in the body. Acupuncture increases circulation in the body, decreases inflammation and boosts the immune system to work faster, stronger and more efficiently than it normally does. Patients usually Experience immediate pain relief upon needle insertion and love this alternative form of healthcare and healing.