This article describes the Raleigh Acupuncture postherpetic neuralgia treatment, which is our acupuncture treatment for post-shingles pain. If you have SHINGLES, come in for acupuncture at once. Acupuncture is the most powerful treatment to resolve shingles. If you already had shingles and are suffering from post-shingles nerve pain, acupuncture is also the best solution for you. This type of nerve pain is called postherpetic neuralgia. Here’s how the medical dictionary defines it:
“Postherpetic neuralgia is a nerve pain due to damage caused by the herpes zoster virus. Typically, the nerve pain is confined to a dermatomic area of the skin, and follows an outbreak of herpes zoster (commonly known as shingles) in that same area.”
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Postherpetic Neuralgia – How We Treat
At Raleigh Acupuncture we have developed a powerful treatment to resolve post-shingles nerve pain. It is completely safe, and has no side effects. There is no medicine involved, just tiny, hair-thin needles. The treatment calms and heals the nerves responsible for the nerve pain. The treatment brings permanent relief. Most cases require just three to six sessions.
Most people suffering from postherpetic neuralgia have been put on a medication like gabapentin. Our treatment will enable you to ween off these medications. Of course you must do this under the supervision of your prescribing physician. We want to make sure you get off of these medications in a safe manner.
Raleigh Acupuncture Postherpetic Neuralgia Treatment – What To Expect
The post-shingles pain treatments are very relaxing, both for your nerves and for your stress! We use sterile, single-use needles that are essentially painless. You lie down on a table during treatments. Many of our patients actually fall asleep during the sessions. Whether you sleep or not, afterwards you will feel refreshed and rejuvenated. And within three to six treatments your nerve pain will be gone!
If you have post-shingles nerve pain, or are still having an active outbreak of shingles, don’t wait another day. Book an appointment online for acupuncture: BOOK NOW. Or if you prefer, call us at 919-819-8113 and we will schedule your appointment over the phone.
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What our Clients are Saying
I got the shingles shot and still got shingles! Anyway, a friend had gotten relief at Raleigh Acupuncture for her shingles, so I tried it. What a huge difference. The first week, before getting acupuncture, my pain levels from the rash were 10 out of 10. As soon as I started my acupuncture, the pain decreased. They had me better within a few weeks. I was thrilled and am very grateful.
My wife had gone through shingles a few years back and had gotten relief from acupuncture. So when I got it, we called the next day and set up an appointment. The docs at Raleigh Acupuncture are now two for two, helping both of us. Thank you!
I developed a terrible case of shingles last year. The rash ran from back to front. It was burning, painful and very itchy. I was beside myself. I had been to Raleigh Acupuncture for knee pain and decided to call to see if they could help. Sure enough, they said come in immediately. I’m so glad that I did. I felt better after the first treatment. I ended up having about half a dozen treatments over the course of two weeks. They completely resolved my shingles. I strongly suggest you try acupuncture for shingles. It works amazingly.
For the past 13 years I suffered from peripheral neuropathy in my calf, ankle and foot. I tried numerous medications, therapy with lights, neuromuscular massages and back decompression. I felt like I had stones under the ball of my foot. After the first couple of sessions with Dr. Mark, feelings returned to my calf, ankle and the “stone like feeling” under the ball of my foot began subsiding. Thanks to Dr. Mark, I am able now to walk without pain and discomfort. The extraordinary care and attentiveness I am receiving from Raleigh Acupuncture in treating my neuropathy is remarkable and I recommend them without reserve!
I’m a semi-professional weight lifter. I never had a problem until my hip went out doing squats. The pain was tremendous, like a sharp nerve pain down the back of my leg into the calf. It had sidelined me for two months while I tried unsuccessfully to work out the pain. Then a buddy suggested acupuncture. He had a similar hip pain and got relief at Raleigh Acupuncture. I went there and got treated. They told me to stop stretching until the injury was healed. I followed their instructions and got half a dozen treatments. The pain started easing after the first few treatments. I continued for another 6 treatments and was totally cured. I was able to get back to lifting with no residual effects of the injury. I’ve recommended this practice to a number of friends since that time and they all have had good experiences.
I have neuropathy that is a burning, tingling pain down my legs and into my feet. The doctor said there was nothing I could do besides pain medicine, since I am diabetic. The meds didn’t help much and made me feel groggy all the time. I tried acupuncture, after seeing a segment on Dr. Oz. I found Raleigh Acupuncture online and liked their website. They had a lot of useful information. The treatments were interesting. They used electric acupuncture on my legs and feet that felt like a tingling massage. They said it
would take a few treatments to start kicking in, and they were right. The burning pain slowly started to recede, and the tingling went away. I was truly amazed to feel such a difference in my legs and feet. I know so many people with neuropathy, and they are afraid to try acupuncture. I think they are crazy not to try it. What a difference not to be in constant pain anymore. I don’t need medication for my legs.
I woke up one morning and started getting these excruciatingly painful shooting electric pains on the left side of my face. My wife took me to the emergency room and they said I had trigeminal neuralgia. They gave me some pain medicine, but a nurse there suggested I try acupuncture. She had this pain once and it was cured by acupuncture. She gave me the name of Raleigh Acupuncture. When I explained the situation they took me in the same day. After just one treatment I started feeling better. They saw me every day for six days, at which point the pain was completely gone. What a life saver. I strongly recommend getting acupuncture for trigeminal neuralgia.