Acupuncture helps with reducing pain and improving functions along with proper diet and exercise.
Acupuncture helps reducing pain and also has some anti-inflammatory effect, antioxidative effect and regulation of immune system function.
To reduce pain, acupuncture may reach the brain and increase the level of endorphins in the body, as well increase the blood flowing.
Acupuncture seems to increase serotonin, endomorphin-1, beta-endorphin, and encephalin, all of which are chemicals that help to reduce pain symptoms.
In Chinese Medicine, bones are related to "kidney", which is different from west medicine kidney, and in charge of water circulation and bone growth and regenerate, so acupuncture can help with restore function of kidney for stronger bones and also bring more blood flowing to bones.