Acupuncture Helps Relieve the Pain caused by Arthritis

Acupuncture is good at treating pain caused by Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Degenerative disorders, including back pain due to degenerative disc.

Acupuncture Improves Joint Function

  • Lowers Inflammation
  • Improves Mobility (Movement)
  • Improves Range of Motion (R.O.M)

Acupuncture is a Safe Treatment

  • NO side effects such as with Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
  • NO side effects such as with cortisone shots
  • NO side effects such as with surgery

Acupuncture is a safe medical treatment for pain with the only side effect being a possible bruise, which is a rare occurrence.

How does Acupuncture Work?

Acupuncture Activates the Nervous System which then tells the brain to release pain-relieving chemicals like endorphins.

Acupuncture helps pain in the joints:

Acupuncture can often times relieve the pain and immobility of “trigger finger.”

Read this Patient Testimonial for Trigger Finger Relief!


What You Can do to Help

  • Eat a Low inflammation diet
  • Be sure to take in enough water
  • Stay Active with Low impact exercise
  • Quality Fish oil supplement (after checking first with your doctor)
  • Turmeric spice added to diet (after first checking with doctor)
  • Be sure to take in enough water
  • Homemade bone stock or a good quality Glucosamine Chondroitin supplement if too busy (after checking with doctor)


I hope you have found this helpful. Thanks for reading!

Written by Aleesha Ackerman, LAc

Aleesha Ackerman is a certified and state licensed acupuncturist with a Master’s degree in acupuncture. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree from Hamline University. Aleesha owns and operates Aleesha D Acupuncture clinic for Pain and Women’s Health in Anoka, MN.

She became interested in acupuncture and holistic medicine when acupuncture cured her of debilitating migraine pain after an auto collision with a semi-truck. Aleesha specializes in treating acute and chronic pain and Women’s Health. Women come to her everyday with issues such as hot flashes, mood imbalance and low energy. Read more about Aleesha and what she specializes in Here.

Patients at Aleesha D Acupuncture report feeling cared for, listened to and are happy to get the much-needed pain and stress relief from their treatments!

Why wait? Start Your Relief Today- contact Aleesha D Acupuncture in Anoka today to schedule your acupuncture appointment!


Aleesha D Acupuncture clinic for Pain and Women’s Health is located in historic downtown Anoka at 207 East Main Street just off Highway 10 with free lots, ramps and street parking.



This article is not intended to replace any health care. No information on this site should be relied on to determine medical diagnosis or treatment for a medical condition. As with any health concerns, always be sure to consult your health care provider with any health concerns.

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