WHIPLASH INJURIES frequently result for the trauma of a car accident, with resulting neck and back pain. Accupuncture treatment is covered by Minnesota’s No Fault Insurance Law.
Every car insurance policy must include a minimum of $20,000 for medical and health care expenses for treatment of injuries from car accidents. That includes accupuncture.
Mayo Clinic recognizes acupuncture as an accepted form of medical treatment. Recently, the Mayo Clinic Health Letter, July 2017, said this:
Acupuncture is safe when performed properly by an experienced practitioner. It has few side effects, especially compared with many drugs, and it can complement other treatments. It may also be an alternative for controlling pain. If you do not respond to our do not want to take pain medications.
Mayo Clinic recognizes acupuncture as an accepted form of treatment for chronic pain, both low back and neck and headaches.