Stress is an external factor of life. It is how our body deals with this stress that determines how it affects us.
Chronic stressful life situations can increase the risk of developing pain and discomfort if you aren't coping with the stress well, long term pain can cause some depression.
Early acupuncutre intervention with the outcome of reducing pain may allow the body to better cope with stressful situaltions thus helping the condition.
Following acupuncture, a relaxing massage to help release any physical tension.