Autumn is a beautiful time of year, but many people suffer from seasonal migraines and headaches due to allergies and changes in weather. Most people will reach for ibuprofen or something similar to relieve the symptoms, but there are other options available that can get to the root cause of your problem.
Intramuscular stimulation relieves pain and tension with needles inserted into the muscle. It is an effective treatment for many chronic pain issues.
These days at our St. Albert clinic, there are two frequently heard but little understood techniques growing in popularity for the treatment of chronic pain and myofascial pain: Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) and Acupuncture. Although both originate from the field of Chinese Medicine and produce similar results, their approaches to mapping the body for treatment and pain management vary.