ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a therapeutic method used to encourage natural healing, reduce or relieve pain and improve function of affected areas of the body.  Acupuncture is safe and effective and is often successfully used as an alternative to medications or even surgery.

We are very fortunate to have a health care professional who is trained and has experience with traditional Chinese acupuncture.

Acupuncture treatment is also given by a Registered Physiotherapist who is qualified and has successfully completed the accredited course.  Acupuncture is used for the treatment of soft tissue injuries, joint pain, chronic pain, relief of muscle spasm.  Acupuncture assessment and treatment is carried on in the clinic, on an outpatient basis.  Acupuncture combines traditional clinical information with bio medical sciences.

Contemporary Medical Acupuncture is a precise peripheral nerve stimulation technique, in which fine solid needles are inserted into neuro-reactive anatomical loci and are stimulated manually.  Many patients already use acupuncture and many more could potentially benefit from the use of this safe and versatile therapeutic discipline.  Acupuncture focuses on holistic, engery-based approach to the patient rather than a disease-oriented diagnostic treatment mode.  Acupuncture is thought to have a general homeostatic effect, facilitating the body’s natural healing mechanisms, thus returning the body to its normal functional state.