Muscle soreness and achiness can be caused by numerous factors, the usual cause is exercise. In spite of the fact that exercising is good for you, the muscle soreness and achiness is caused by tiny tears in your muscles and connective tissue. This muscle soreness and achiness usually dissipates in a few days on its own, but your pain can be relieved quicker with acupuncture treatments.
Injury to your muscles from a fall, car accident, incorrect lifting technique or other injuries take longer to heal than basic exercise muscle soreness and achiness. Acupuncture is excellent for helping relieving your pain for these conditions, as well.
Other factors that can cause muscle soreness and achiness can include osteoarthritis, lupus or fibromyalgia. Arthritis a degenerative disease of the joints is often accompanied by muscle soreness and achiness and even weakness as well. Lupus, an autoimmune disorder and fibromyalgia can cause acute muscle soreness and achiness. These more complicated conditions can also be treated with acupuncture, and with significant positive results.
Regardless the cause of the muscle soreness and achiness, acupuncture can relieve your pain. The question is how long it will take to feel pain relief, generally speaking it takes only a few acupuncture treatments to feel significant pain relief.