Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine sterile needles into specific sites (acupoints) located along the meridians. Stimulating these acupoints the energy blockages are cleared and the normal flow of Qi can be promoted so to relieve pain and discomfort.
What we can offer
Patients have the choice of the standard Acupuncture process and the Laser Acupuncture process. The difference being that Laser Acupuncture is a pain-free and non-invasive method, which can be administered in sensitive patients such as children, the elderly, those with skin problems of whom can’t withstand any discomfort, and anyone who is apprehensive in receiving acupuncture.
How Acupuncture can help you?
Acupuncture helps by strengthening and enhancing normal body functions. The immune system is regulated and your general well being is promoted. Also these meridians connect with the internal aspect of the body so when these acupoints are stimulated effectively our organs are being strengthened and good health is promoted.
Benefits of Acupuncture
- It provides drug-free treatment.
- Very few side effects.
- Treats underlying cause of disease as well as symptoms.
- Provides holistic approach to treatment of disease and illness, linking body, mind and emotions.
- Assists in disease prevention as well as maintenance of general well being.
How long before I feel better?
This varies with each individual. Generally, acupuncture will last 2 – 3 days, and the relief is lengthened with each treatment. After 1 course of treatment (6-10), individual assessment indicates whether there’s a need for further treatment.
Cupping and Acupuncture
You also have the choice of cupping; the cupping method is used in combination with Acupuncture. Cups are applied to soft tissue areas such as back, shoulders, and thighs. It aims to relieve muscular tension, assist in promoting blood circulation and eliminate pathogens that enter the body and cause illness. Used in the treatment of colds/ chest problems, sporting injuries, musculoskeletal disorders etc.