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Can Acupuncture Reduce Feet Swelling in CKD Patients

2015-04-26 07:59

Can Acupuncture Reduce Feet Swelling in CKD PatientsSwelling is a typical symptom of CKD. Having had enough side effects of western medicine, kidney patients would like to receive some natural treatment. Acupuncture is an external therapies, which seldom has side effects. Can acupuncture reduce feet swelling in CKD patients?

Acupuncture for CKD patients with feet swelling

Acupuncture is a Traditional Chinese Medicine therapy, which is to penetrate thin needles into certain acupoints to improve your medical condition. For CKD patients with feet swelling, it is also helpful. For example, stimulating yinlingquan acupoint, shang qiu acupoint and acupoints on ears can help your body flush out the excessive fluid so as to ease swelling.

Besides, acupuncture can help you promote blood circulation, control blood pressure, strengthen kidney function, relieve back pain, improve poor appetite, etc.

How to achieve a better therapeutic effect with TCM treatment?

Though acupuncture has so many health benefits, it is usually used as an adjunctive therapy. To achieve a better therapeutic effect, you should combine acupuncture with some other TCM therapies, such as Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Enema Therapy, Steam Therapy, Circle Therapy, etc.

They can dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to increase blood flow into the kidneys so as to improve ischemia and anoxia. They can also detoxify the blood to reduce their damage to body. Besides, they can cleanse immune complexes from the kidneys to eliminate kidney inflammation and degrade extracellular matrix to stop kidney fibrosis. In a good blood environment, your kidneys can repair themselves to certain extent. In order to speed up kidney recovery, we often supplement essential nutrients such as amino acids, trace elements and vitamins into your blood according to your condition. When your kidneys work well, your feet swelling will gradually disappear.

Can acupuncture reduce feet swelling in CKD patients? Yes, it can. But you should find a skilled TCM doctor. We are a kidney disease hospital in China. If you need any help, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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