ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture

HOW DOES IT WORK

Acupuncture is based on scientific evidence that shows it has an influence on most of the body’s systems – the nervous system, circulation, muscle tone, hormone outputs, antibody production and allergic responses, as well as the respiratory, urinary, digestive and reproductive systems.

 

Treatment involves the insertion of very fine sterile needles into specific points on the body to affect the flow of ‘Qi’ (pronounced as Chi). ‘Qi’ is believed to be a flow of energy, which has stagnated causing the imbalance in a person’s body.

 

They can also be inserted into ‘Trigger points’ (or knot), which are taut bands that develop in a muscle and hinder its performance and blood flow.

 

For more information on Acupuncture please visit:

 

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/acupuncture/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Acupuncture

BENEFITS

As an effective painkiller – Acupuncture increases the body’s release of endorphins and serotonin (natural painkillers) in the pain pathways of the spinal cord and the brain.

 

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Migraines
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Cervical Spondylolysis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Sport & trauma injuries
  • Sinusitis and Hay fever
  • Stroke
  • Trigger points in muscles
  • Anxiety, sleep and depression/relaxation purposes
Acupuncture
Acupuncture