Fix Knee Pain with Acupuncture…

Acupuncture is good at relieving knee pain due to Arthritis, whether due to Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis. 

Osteoarthritis is the wear-and-tear type of Arthritis…In general, our parts age as we age.

Osteoarthritis usually affects larger, weight-bearing joints, like hips and knees.


Rheumatoid Arthritis is an Auto Immune disease.

Rheumatoid Arthritis usually affects smaller, non-weight-bearing joints like knuckles of the fingers.

The joint lining is affected in Rheumatoid Arthritis and can lead to twisted, deformed joints.


Both cause pain.

Both cause joint damage.


Post-surgery Knee Pain:

Acupuncture is great for lowering the inflammation and swelling after knee surgery and can help heal scars from surgery.

Scars are not just an issue of vanity. They can interfere with the circulation.

This can cause long-term numbness or a feeling of cold sensation at the scar site.

Acupuncture treats knee scars and scars in other areas of the body, too.


It is good to wait about six weeks after to treat the actual scar itself.

This is because we want the cell matrix to ensure the build-up of collagen and healthy tissue.

In other words, we do not want to mess with the healing process.

It is creating a scar to protect you for a reason.

Acupuncture can be administered right after surgery, just not right at the scar site before six weeks time.


Acupuncture has been shown to help relieve knee pain and to help improve knee function.

Acupuncture is good for almost all types of pain-even long-standing, chronic pain!

Read more Here on How Acupuncture Can Help with Joint Pain in general.


Many of my acupuncture patients with bone-on-bone knee pain, have been able to avoid knee replacement surgery for many years!

This can be great for some who are unable to commit to taking the required time off for recovery due to job, etc.

Some just want to buy some time.

Either way, acupuncture lowers inflammation and pain.


Are you ready to try acupuncture to relieve pain and start living again?

Schedule Your Acupuncture Here 


Written by Aleesha Ackerman, LAc

Thanks for Reading!


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-many years 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!

Aleesha treats pain, energy, and digestion successfully by treating the root cause and by treating the whole individual.

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


Feel Better, Move Forward

Aleesha D Acupuncture is located in historic downtown Anoka at 229 Jackson St.



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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