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    Long Covid is a complex and often debilitating condition that can persist for weeks or months after the acute phase of COVID-19. It affects many individuals who have recovered from the initial infection, regardless of the severity of their illness during the acute phase. The symptoms of Long Covid are wide-ranging and can affect various systems in the body, leading to profound physical and emotional challenges. As the medical community continues to unravel Long Covid’s mysteries, many individuals seek alternative therapies to alleviate their symptoms and improve their quality of life. Acupuncture is emerging as a promising complementary approach to address the multifaceted nature of Long Covid.

    The Role of Acupuncture in Long Covid

    Acupuncture has gained popularity recently for its potential to relieve various health conditions, including chronic pain, stress, and inflammation. Regarding Long Covid, acupuncture offers a holistic and integrative approach to restore balance to the body’s energy, or qi. This therapy can help alleviate some persistent symptoms associated with Long Covid by stimulating specific acupuncture points.

    Symptoms Of Long COVID

    Long Covid can manifest in various symptoms that significantly impact an individual’s daily life. These symptoms can include:

    • persistent fatigue
    • brain fog
    • shortness of breath
    • joint and muscle pain
    • chest pain
    • heart palpitations
    • Long QT Intervals
    • gastrointestinal issues

    The diverse nature of these symptoms highlights the need for a comprehensive approach to treatment, and acupuncture may offer relief to those experiencing the persistent and often unpredictable effects of Long Covid.

    Causes Of Long COVID

    • Autonomic nervous system dysfunction
      Irregular response to stress
      Blood pressure
      Compression of veins or arteries – such as TOS, MALS, Nutcracker
      Chronic viral conditions – Long-Covid, Glandular Fever, Ross River Fever etc

    The exact causes of Long Covid are still under investigation, but it is believed to result from a combination of factors, including viral persistence, immune system dysregulation, and inflammation. The complex interplay of these factors makes Long Covid a challenging condition to address, and conventional treatments may not always provide adequate relief. Acupuncture’s ability to modulate the immune system and reduce inflammation makes it a potential candidate for managing the underlying causes of Long Covid.

    Here at Haynes Acupuncture, we are currently conducting a study on people with Long Covid as they are commonly seen with Long QT intervals, which acupuncture has been shown to decrease. This research is still in the data-gathering stage.

    While the scientific community continues to explore the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating Long Covid, preliminary research and anecdotal evidence suggest that it may provide relief for some individuals. Clinical studies are underway to understand better the mechanisms and benefits of acupuncture in Long Covid management. These studies aim to provide valuable insights into how acupuncture can complement existing treatment approaches and improve the quality of life for Long Covid patients.

    Your Personalised Acupuncture Plan

    At our clinic on the Gold Coast, we understand that Long Covid affects each individual differently. Therefore, we offer personalised acupuncture treatment plans tailored to your unique symptoms and needs. Our experienced acupuncturists will thoroughly assess the specific acupuncture points that may be most beneficial for your condition. This personalised approach ensures you receive the most effective and targeted treatment to address your Long Covid symptoms.

    Our Commitment to Your Well-being

    Your health and well-being are our top priorities. We are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality care and support throughout your Long Covid journey. Our team of skilled and compassionate acupuncturists is here to guide you through your treatment plan, answer your questions, and address any concerns you may have. We are committed to helping you achieve the best possible outcomes and regain control over your life.

    Take the First Step Towards Relief

    If you or a loved one is struggling with Long Covid, don’t hesitate to take the first step towards relief and improved quality of life. Acupuncture may offer a complementary approach to managing your symptoms and promoting your overall well-being. Contact our clinic today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how acupuncture can be a valuable part of your Long Covid recovery journey. We are here to support you every step of the way.

    Long COVID Treatment Gold Coast

    Treatments to help you feel better while you get better

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    Assess & Diagnose

    We start with a detailed consultation including medical history, possible causes, lifestyle factors and current symptoms. Chinese Medicine diagnosis is done through the pulse and abdominal palpation.

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    Treat & Assist

    Acupuncture is mainly used in the early stages of treatment, with dietary and lifestyle modifications. Along the way we may use Chinese Herbal medicine and moxibustion to help with the treatment.

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    Plan & Evolve

    A treatment plan is put in place over a set period of time depending on the severity of the condition. We regularly evaluate the patient’s response to treatment and adjust the approach accordingly.

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    Support & Results

    Your acupuncturists will help with symptom management such as palpitations and fatigue, along with stress reduction, and we work alongside your treating physician to get the best results for you.

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    FAQs About Long COVID

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    How can acupuncture help with Long Covid symptoms?2023-12-10T05:56:40+10:00

    Acupuncture is believed to stimulate the body’s natural healing processes by regulating energy flow and reducing inflammation. In the context of Long Covid, acupuncture may help relieve symptoms like fatigue, pain, and brain fog by promoting overall wellness and balance within the body.

    Are there specific acupuncture points for Long Covid?2023-12-10T05:57:00+10:00

    Acupuncturists will tailor treatment plans to each individual’s unique symptoms and needs. While there are no specific acupuncture points exclusively for Long Covid, certain points may be targeted to address particular symptoms.

    Is acupuncture a stand-alone treatment for Long Covid?2023-12-10T05:57:29+10:00

    Acupuncture is often used as a complementary therapy alongside other treatments recommended by healthcare providers. It is essential to consult with a healthcare professional to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses all aspects of Long Covid.

    Is acupuncture safe for individuals with Long Covid?2023-12-10T05:57:51+10:00

    Acupuncture is generally considered safe when administered by trained and licensed practitioners. However, it’s crucial to discuss your medical history and Long Covid symptoms with your acupuncturist to ensure the treatment is appropriate for your specific case.

    How many acupuncture sessions are typically needed to see results for Long Covid?2023-12-10T05:58:20+10:00

    The number of sessions required varies from person to person. Some individuals may experience relief after just a few sessions, while others may need more prolonged treatment. Your acupuncturist will work with you to determine the best treatment plan for your needs.

    Can acupuncture help with Long Covid-related fatigue?2023-12-10T05:58:46+10:00

    Yes, acupuncture may help alleviate Long Covid-related fatigue by promoting better energy flow and addressing potential underlying causes such as inflammation or stress. Many patients report increased energy levels and improved overall well-being after acupuncture sessions.

    Is acupuncture effective for Long Covid-related brain fog?2023-12-10T05:59:10+10:00

    Acupuncture’s ability to enhance cognitive function and reduce stress may improve mental clarity and reduce brain fog in Long Covid patients. However, the effectiveness can vary from person to person.

    Can acupuncture help with Long Covid-related pain and muscle aches?2023-12-10T05:59:32+10:00

    Acupuncture is often used to manage pain and musculoskeletal symptoms. By targeting specific acupuncture points, it may help reduce pain and muscle aches associated with Long Covid.

    Long COVID Acupuncture Appointments

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