Acupuncture is a highly respected ancient chinese medical practise which can help with a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal issues and many systemic problems helping to maintain your overall health and wellbeing.
The chinese believe that we are made up of vital energy called ‘Qi’, and when this flow is blocked or impaired for whatever reason, it is believed physical illness will follow. They believe that our internal organs are linked to various meridians or channels mapped along our body, for example the stomach meridian is used to help those with shoulder problems. Acupuncture is all encompassing, it will look at disease and dysfunction in a completely different approach to conventional medicine, and can help re balance your energy and help restore your health.
Examples of problems treated with acupuncture: Back, neck and shoulder issues / injury’s, general joint pain , arthritis , headaches, muscle strains, hormonal problems i.e infertility, tinnitus, insomnia, and stress,plus there are many more not even mentioned here. The practise of needling in acupuncture if indicated may be used to compliment your soft tissue treatment to it may well be decided after some discussion that you may benefit from a series of consecutive treatments, to look at more specific problems, a block of between 4- 6 weekly sessions may be advised depending on your condition.