Auto Accidents

Auto Insurance also covers acupuncture treatment..

Acupuncture Treatment

Auto Insurance also covers acupuncture treatment..

Although car accidents are often recognized as insurance coverage only hospitals, a variety of herbal treatments, including acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping and oriental medicine, are covered.

Herbal Treatment of Automobile Accidents

Herbal Treatment of Automobile Accidents

The elimination of blood stasis is a key component of treating injuries sustained from automobile accidents. In an automobile accident, sudden shock can cause bruising, also known as blood stasis (瘀血). To effectively treat pain after an accident, the priority is to improve blood circulation early at the onset of pain. Moxibustion, cupping and acupuncture are all methods to effectively remove blood stasis and treat pain after an accident.

Auto accident aftereffects symptoms
  • Shoulder pain, back pain, knee pain, ankle pain, stiff neck

  • Headaches, tinnitus, dizziness, facial tension

  • Insomnia, anxiety, loss of concentration

  • Fatigue of the body, sweating, decreased energy

  • Indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, stomach gas

  • Sensitivity to cold hands and feet, hands and feet are numb, power is missing

Treatments of auto accident aftermath
  • After surgery or injury.

  • Most often in people 40 to 70 years old.

  • More often in women (especially in postmenopausal women) than in men.

  • Most often in people with chronic diseases.

Treatments of auto accident aftermath

(1) Acupuncture

Acupuncture is used to alleviate pain in areas where blood flow is clogged. Needles are used to increase blood flow to the area. Electrical stimulation can also be used to increase therapeutic effect. “Acupuncture Electrical Stimulation Therapy” can be used to more effectively unite all parts of the muscle being treated.

(2) Moxibustion treatment

If the inflammation is severe, acupuncture can be supplemented with Moxibustion medicine.

(3) Cupping therapy

Cupping therapy in the treatment of an auto accident can be a very important therapy. Cupping is used to quickly remove blood stasis within a certain time after the accident.

(4) Herbal Medicine Treatment

Herbal medicine treatment is used to restore the body’s immune system and stamina and to loosen blood stasis. Adding herbs to treatments can help relieve muscle pain as well as release the bunching of muscles. Herbs such as Prunus persica Batsch (桃仁), Safflower (紅花), Linderae Radix, Peony root (芍藥), and licorice (甘草) are all used to help minimize the aftermath of an accident. It is important to treat all symptoms holistically after an accident. Using blood stasis removal methods in addition to herb therapy will help recover the damaged muscles and ligaments.

(5) Tui Na manual medicine

Tui Na manual medicine eases the pain of a crooked spine. It also promotes the circulation of qi and blood.

Type of auto accident aftermath

1. Neck, shoulder pain, abnormalities of the cervical area pain and headaches

Due to sudden collisions, common types of pain include neck pain, shoulder, neck stiffness, headache, or dizziness. If severe, hands can also become numb.

2. Upper and lower back pain

Hips may also become injured based on sitting posture or collision direction. Muscle pain or numbness in the lower back or legs indicates pain in these areas.

3. Headache, dizziness, nausea, indigestion

Patients may also feel discomfort from headaches, anxiety, and gastrointestinal disorders.