Arthritis pain may manifest in the hip joint, inner/outer thigh, buttocks, or groin. The pain is more pronounced in the morning and improves with movement (strenuous activity may worsen the pain). Discomfort grows with stiffness and a reduced range of motion.
The first stage is pain, stiffness, and the beginning growth of bone spurs. The second stage shows a marked increase in bone spurs and cartilage deterioration. In the third stage gap between the bones widens with significant cartilage deterioration and inflammation. Cartilage pieces break off into the synovial fluid (joint lubricating liquid) and impede movement. The fourth stage presents with chronic pain/inflammation and consistent deterioration of cartilage and synovial fluid. Severe pain impacts daily activities (including sleep).
Approach with Acupuncture
My Name is John Kim
I have been a licensed acupuncturist since 2000. When I first started my acupuncture career, my primary goal as a practitioner was to help people anguishing from living with pain everyday of their lives. I have seen on numerous occasions what chronic pain can do to a person physically but also seen how it can debilitate a person’s psyche as well.
Throughout the years, I have studied, developed and incorporated a very unique treatment protocol that has successfully treated and effectively reduced pain levels on chronic pain patients. I have combined traditional methods of acupuncture along with modern, research proven techniques to help reduce chronic pain symptoms in a safe, non- chemically addictive, and effective process.
If you have any of the following:
• Headache/ Migraine
• Arthritis/ Stenosis
• Nerve pain
• Neck/Back pain
• Fibromyalgia pain
• Plantar Fasciitis
Do not hesitate and contact me!
I am here to help you to feel your very best!