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Pain Management

Fast pain relief without drugs or side-effects! 

Are you looking for a natural way to eliminate your pain without harmful drugs, side-effects or surgery? We have many safe and natural solutions to get you out of pain and enjoy your life again!

Pain can be debilitating. It can interfere with our daily tasks,  disrupt our job and our overall wellbeing. Chronic pain can lead to depression, frustration and anxiety. Many people turn to pain medications in desperation, only to suffer with more side-effects and more problems.

At New Direction Natural Medicine, we help our patients get out of pain by treating the root of the problem and offering natural therapies to allow the body to heal and restore optimal function. We help patients avoid surgery and help them to overcome pain naturally and without side-effects.

Common conditions treated:

Pain Relief with No Side-Effects

Natural Treatments for Fast Pain Relief!


Orthopedic Sports Acupuncture Altamonte

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Acupuncture (also known as Motor Point Acupuncture or Dry Needling) combines Traditional Chinese acupuncture with a state-of-the-art Western Biomedical Acupuncture that is used by medical doctors, physical therapists and chiropractors to quickly reset tight, short or weak muscles.

Sports Acupuncture treats muscle imbalances to increase your joint mobility, relieve tendonitis and joint pain, increase your muscle elasticity and flexibility and increase the percentage of muscle fibers that are recruited for contraction to increase your strength. This advanced method of acupuncture helps you get back to being active again quickly and pain-free!

Distal Acupuncture is an advanced system of acupuncture that can produce instant pain relief.  This style of acupuncture is very effective for some of the more difficult conditions which are resistant to other types of treatment.

Distal Acupuncture triggers the body to release beta-endorphins (your body's natural painkillers) which are 200 times stronger than morphine! In addition, it improves blood flow and stimulates

the body’s own healing mechanisms to restore optimal function and alleviate acute and chronic

pain often within seconds.

With Distal Acupuncture, we target distal areas of the body that directly stimulate blood flow into injured or painful areas to improve circulation, eliminate pain and restore function. Lack of sufficient blood flow is what creates dysfunction or disease. By stimulating blood flow into the body, we are able to stop pain and reverse disease. This unique system of acupuncture also targets the brain, directing the body's release of natural opioids (painkillers).


Benefits of Distal Acupuncture:

  • Pain relief usually within seconds of needling

  • 90% success rate with course of treatment

  • Overall faster recovery time

  • No need to undress for treatment

  • Individual specific attention to your problem

Altamonte Kinesio Acu-Taping


Acu-taping is a new method in the treatment of pain, inflammation and sports injuries.  Acu-taping draws its knowledge from traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, and the holistic principles of osteopathy. Unlike traditional simple kinesio taping, which primarily tapes the area of pain, the taping protocols used in Acu-taping are designed to stimulate related acupuncture points as well, combining principles of acupressure and massage for improved healing and pain relief. Acu-tape is placed over painful muscles or joints to provide support, relieve pain, and improve lymph drainage, while encouraging full freedom of motion. When a muscle is inflamed or swollen, the space between the skin and the muscle becomes compressed, irritating the muscle’s pain receptors. Acu-tape is able to lift the skin away from the underlying muscle, relieving painful irritation. During the course of normal movement throughout the day, the tape provides a gentle but consistent massage to the inflamed area. Because kinesiology taping can usually be left on for several days or up to a week, these therapeutic benefits are available to the injured area 24 hours a day, significantly accelerating the healing process from trauma, injuries and inflammatory conditions.

Before and After Kinesio Acu-Taping

Benefits of Kinesio Taping:

  • Alleviates pain

  • Improves circulation

  • Reduces swelling & inflammation

  • Provides structural support without restriction

  • Speeds up healing time

  • Improves lymphatic flow

  • Relieves muscle spasms & cramps

  • Improves posture

  • Reduces scar tissue

  • Improves nerve receptors

  • Allows athletes to remain active while injured




Gua Sha is the therapeutic use of friction applied with a blunt edged hand tool to the skin, either over muscle tissue, joints or specific acupuncture points.  Gua Sha encourages circulation of blood and lymph and stimulates removal of metabolic waste in the skin and superficial muscle tissues.  Gua Sha treats painful conditions – especially muscle, tendon, ligament, & connective tissues disorders, sports injuries – and is used to enhance the immune response when fighting colds & flu.

Altamonte Gua Sha Therapy


Cold laser therapy is a completely painless therapy which uses laser light to improve blood flow, repair injuries 60% faster, strengthen cartilage & tendons, relieve muscle spasms, improve the appearance of spider veins, and more. Cold laser therapy is gaining new successful levels of treatment because it induces increased blood circulation to the injured area, thereby activating natural healing and treatment.

Altamonte Cold Laser Therapy

Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy:

  • Safe

  • Non-invasive

  • Drug-free

  • Pain-free

  • Cost effective

  • Reduces need for surgery

Cold laser therapy effectively treats:

  • Acute & Chronic Pain

  • Arthritis

  • Burns

  • Swelling

  • Sports injuries

  • Ligament injury

  • Muscle strain

  • Regeneration of the nerves

  • Joint injuries and pains

  • Wound healing

  • Scar tissue adhesions and more!


Cupping is a method of relieving local congestion by applying a partial vacuum that is created in glass or plastic cups either by heat or by suction. Cupping helps to improve local circulation and eliminate toxins. Cupping can be effective for a wide range of ailments including joint and muscular pain, arthritis, edema, asthma, bronchitis, abdominal pain, stomachache, indigestion, headache, common cold and flu, fever, low back pain, painful menstruation, cough from excessive mucus and treats areas where bodily movement is limited and painful.

Altamonte Cupping

Benefits of Cupping:

  • Alleviates Pain

  • Improves circulation

  • Improves lymphatic flow

  • Alleviates congestion

  • Reduces cellulite

  • Releases muscle tension

  • Sedates the nervous system

  • Detoxifies the body

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