“ I haven’t got time for the pain…” crooned singer/ songwriter Carly Simon. Apparently, 100 million Americans who endure unrelenting pain sing this song daily and are searching for answers.
Some disturbing facts from www.thegoodbody.com about chronic pain:
- One in 10 Americans have experienced pain every day for three months or longer.
- Chronic pain is the number one cause of long-term disability in the U.S.
- 77 percent of people report feeling depressed due to their chronic pain.
- 51 percent of sufferers say they feel they have little or no control over their pain.
What if there is an option for affordable pain relief available right here in Charlotte County?
At Acu-Heal Medical Acupuncture in Port Charlotte, I work with a number of patients who suffer chronic pain and can offer relief for a variety issues. Some common ailments that are easily treated with acupuncture include lower back and neck pain, headaches and migraines, fibromyalgia, sciatica and rheumatoid arthritis.
Read the full story at Florida Weekly.