Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment for Muscle Pain


From the perspective of Traditional Chinese Medicine, muscle pain is occurred when Qi circulation is blocked. It also can be caused by disorders in the internal organs and disturbance of the channels. There are many factors that may lead to muscle pain.

In order to reduce muscle pain, many people turn to alternative treatment method which includes cupping therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Many studies suggest that cupping therapy can significantly reduce muscle pain compare to usual care treatments by Western Medicine such as pain relievers, muscle relaxants and physical therapy.

Cupping is thought to release tissues deep inside the body, relax tense muscles and ease stiffness associated with chronic muscle pain. Professional athletes have been known to use cupping therapy to improve performance and reduce stiffness, muscle cramp and joint pain. (Cupping Therapy)

Muscle Pain Relief

1) There is a liquid formula has been used by martial artists in China. It is still widely used today to treat all kind of injuries. Zheng Gu Shui is a famous Chinese herbal liniment for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints.

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How to use: You can soak cotton balls with the solution and apply to the injured area. You should keep the injured area moist with the Zheng Gu Shui, and wrap the soaked cotton balls around the injured area with gauze or plastic wrap. If there is a wound on the injured area, you can apply the Zheng Gu Shui to surrounding area to help speed up the healing process.

2) Wu Yang Brand Pain Relieving Medicated Plaster is effective in relief of arthritis pain, muscle pain, back pain, sprain pain, joint pain, bruise pain.

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3) 701 Dieda Zhengtong Yaogao Medicated Plaster provides pain relief from muscle pain, minor aches, and pains in joints.

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Acupuncture Treatment for Muscle Pain

Research has shown that acupuncture can cause the body to produce natural steroids and promote the production of natural endorphins. Steroids decrease inflammation, while endorphins are produced by the body to relieve pain. Both substances can play an important part in the breaking up of the pain cycle.

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