About acupuncture treatment

Acupuncture is a form of therapy that promotes natural healing of the body. Acupuncture forms a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine which originated in China over 3000 years ago. The science and art of acupuncture involves the insertion of ultrafine needles into the body to stimulate acupuncture points, special points that can influence the functioning of the body. It is a safe and effective natural therapy and an increasingly popular form of healthcare that provides:

  • Drug-free pain relief
  • Assists the body’s natural healing process
  • Treats the cause as well as the symptoms
  • A holistic approach to illness
  • Treatment for many common ailments

Acupuncture is used to treat a broad range of conditions, such as those are mentioned here:

  • Acute conditions
  • Chronic pain
  • Hayfever
  • Smoking
  • Womens health
  • Lung disease

Our physiotherapists are both registered physiotherapy acupuncturists and belong to the Physiotherapy Acupuncture Association. During your appointment patients are fully advised of the procedure with acupuncture treatment and told what to expect from treatment. Conditions treated with acupuncture include: headaches, hayfever, strains and pains, etc. Acupuncture may also be used during physiotherapy treatment.