Chinese Medicine has a long history in Traumatology, to where it has developed unique clinical treatments. This involves Acupuncture, Point Injection, External Herbal compress/plasters and Oral Herbal remedies.
These injuries definitely involve inflammation and bruising caused by trauma, whether they are injury of muscle, fascia, tendon, ligament or bone. As inflammation is part of the immune response, this process can be long and painful, resulting in prolonged healing.
Chinese Medicine is superior in dramatically shortening this inflammatory stage and to remove stagnated blood from the site of injury.
Musculoskeletal problems managed by Alternate Therapeuticse include sprains, bruising, inflammation, gout, osteoporosis, tenosynovitis, epicondylitis, spondylopathy and arthritis.