Beauty & Acupuncture
Traditional acupuncture is a branch of Chinese medicine which has been practised for thousands of years in China and the Far East. More and more people are able to benefit as traditional acupuncture becomes a recognised option within standard healthcare.
What is Acupuncture
Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through the patient's skin at specific points on the body.
According to traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture points are located on meridians through which gi, vital energy runs.
What are the benefits of Acupuncture
It is a very effective treatment when performed correctly.
It is effective in controlling acute pain.
It is a useful alternative for patients who do not respond or unable to take pain medications.
Patients should seek advice before considering any treatments.
How does Acupuncture work
In Western societies, acupuncture is explained as neuroscience and acupuncture points are seen as places where nerves, muscles and connective tissue can be stimulated.
Acupuncture practitioners believe the stimulation increases bloodflow while at the same time triggering the activity of our own body's natural painkillers.
Commonly treated aliments
The most common ailments are found to be pain related conditions like arthritis, back, neck, knee and shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and sciatica.
Acupuncture is capable of diagnosing and successfully treating a wide range of conditions including:
Eye, nose, throat disorders
Emotional and Psychological disorders
Masculoskeletal and neurological disorders