So I’ve been dealing with back pain for quite some time now. I’ve tried many different things to find relief, but nothing helped for long. Every time I heard a story about a treatment that worked for someone else I would run out and try it. I felt discouraged many times. All these other people found their ah-ha moments, where was mine?
Well, there was one thing I kept hesitating to try. Acupuncture. There are a few reasons why I didn’t try it: It’s a treatment typically not covered by insurance, my husband puts acupuncturist in the same category as snake oil salesmen, and if all the doctors I’ve seen can’t figure it out what good are some tiny needles going to do anyway?
Well, tonight I finally tried it. Here’s how it went: