In China, acupuncture is recognized as the most effective of all therapies for the treatment of herpes zoster.
The intent of acupuncture treatments is to strengthen the immune system, the primary cause of the outbreak. Depending where the lesions are on the body, the acupuncture doctor can target a treatment protocol based on where the lesions manifest.
For those that are resistant to or do not wish to take medications, acupuncture is an excellent and effective therapy for treating the pain associated with shingles.
Dr. McCormick has worked with hundreds of patients suffering from shingles throughout his over 20+years of clinical practice. His experience managing shingles care has included working as an intern at Nanjing University's Affiliate hospital in Nanjing, China where he specialized in the pain management and care of many patient suffering from shingles.