Neck pain is a common complaint among people of all ages, especially for those people who have everyday repetitive motions, posture while working on the computer, or people who have degenerative disorders affecting the neck discs of the spinal column. Symptoms are neck strain, spasms, pain, headache, dizziness, pain can radiate to shoulders and down to the arms, pins.

When people seek medical care for neck pain, they are often prescribed pain killer medications and muscle relaxers to relief the symptoms until the situation resolves itself. This does not address the root cause, however, and the pain may return or worsen.

Acupuncture have been shown to be highly effective for relief of pain and stiff neck, while have almost no side effect. In fact, it approach neck pain in a holistic way. A qualified acupuncture do not only treat the symptoms of neck pain but also carefully consider the patient’s lifestyle and other contributing factors to it . A root cause of neck pain is always take into consideration, so that the treatment aim to prevent the pain return again. An acute neck pain condition that involves neck strain and soft tissue injury will be treated differently than a chronic condition related to the vertebrae and discs degenerative.

Acupuncture treatment

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, neck pain is often caused by external factors (Cold, Wind, Excessive Moisture, Trauma) or internal factors (Age, Genetics, etc) which can damage to the Yang or cause Stagnasis Blood. This will result in joint pain, pain in muscles, tendons and compressed nerve. Acupuncture help stimulate the Yang energy, recover the balance and harmony between Yin – Yang, therefore help relief the pain.

The World Health Organization has also confirmed 28 different conditions that can be treated with acupuncture, including neck pain.

How acupuncture help on neck pain:

• Acupuncture stimulates the body’s production endorphins (an endogenous morphine). It can inhibit the pain, reduce nervous and anxiety;

• Acupuncture helps relax the muscles and tendons.

• Acupuncture helps stimulate the blood circulation of the neck region so that better nutrition to disc, muscles and nerve system in this region.   

Advantages of acupuncture:

  • Effective treatment. Patients feel much better even right in the first treatment
  • Safe treatment, less side effects than taking pain killer;
  • When combined with other treatments, acupuncture helps to improve treatment effectiveness.
  • Promote the body’s ability to heal it self.
  • Almost painless.

To achieve the sustain effect, about 10 session of acupuncture is often recommended. Acupuncture treatment is sometimes enhanced by the additional use of electrical stimulation. Other Traditional Chinese Medicine methods can also be incorporated into the treatment plan, such as Acupressure, Tuina, Moxibustion and Cupping. Studies have shown that many people feel an immediate pain relief after the very first treatment session.


In Vietkimhong Clinic, we offer both acupuncture and acupressure for treating neck pain. Please bring us a copy of your medical examinations on the first consutation. Please click here for booking an appointment

ServiceSessionTicket of 5 sessions
Examine and consultation19.000 Ft 
Classic acupuncture 7.000 Ft30.000 Ft
Electrical acupuncture8.000 Ft35.000 Ft
Acupressure4.000 Ft17.000 Ft
Implant acupuncture17.000 Ft80.000 Ft

CONTACT: Dr. Nguyen Hong, Tel: +36 70 943 1878, Email:

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