Acupuncture Treatment of Neck and Back Pain


Chief Complaint: neck & back pain

Medical History: car accidents (2) 25 years apart. 1st frontal. and hit from passenger side by truck. Seat belts worn. 12th rib removed, partial kidney damage and surgery to repair. Patient overweight, low energy limited mobility, also suffering family loss, unrelated to accidents. Now has “head of family”responsibilities…

Questioning exam: poor sleep. always hungry, gets very irritated when food is deprived. Limbic system is out of control. Pain is localized to C3 left side. Tightness across the T3 line, limits range of motion. Low energy. Other vitals unremarkable, except pulse rate is a bit high ( 80 – 90 ) avg.

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