Acupuncture is a very effective pain reliever after surgery of the spine. People can gain a lot of pain relief by using acupuncture. Surgery that is done to the anterior cervical spine is a very complex procedure. Acupuncture point Hegu is mostly used by acupuncturists that are licensed in order to relieve the pain people are feeling. Neiguan is another thing that is used and this helps a lot of different functions like heartbeat regulation and alleviating nausea.