Acupuncture is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine.
Very hair fine needles are inserted specific locations in the body for therapeutic, preventative and general wellbeing purposes.
Traditional acupuncture is based on the belief that an energy or life force, flows through the body in the channels called meridians. This is known as Qi. If Qi does not flow freely through the body, this can cause illness. Acupuncture restores the flow of Qi, balance and restores health.
The needles help to stimulate body systems such as sensory nerves. This results in the body producing natural substances, such as pain-relieving endorphins. Creating relief from pain.
Benefits of Acupuncture
- Headaches/ Migraines
- Chronic Pain, General pain, joint pain
- Reduce stress, Anxiety and depression
- Improves immune system. Helps cold symptoms
- Improved sleep
- Increased energy
- Relief of digestive conditions
- Allergy Relief
- Sinuses issues
- Hot Flushes
Appointments last for approximately 60 minutes. This includes full consultation, assessment and treatment. Needles are left in for 20 minutes.
Follow ups can take up to 60 mins with needles left in for 20 minutes. In this treatment needles can be inserted in many different places around the body.
Auricular acupuncture – for Hot Flushes and Anxiety
Auricular acupuncture is a treatment that is done in the ears. 10 fine needles altogether, will be placed in specific locations in the ears.
Each treatment takes approximately 45mins and needles are left in for 40 minutes.
Availability of Treatments
Treatments are available every Thursday between *9am and 5pm.
* Flexible if later appointments required.
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