Acupuncture originated in China where it was used as part of a holistic approach to medicine and was concerned with creating a balance in the body’s energy. Nowadays, the beneficial effects of acupuncture are supported by scientific research and clinical evidence which show that acupuncture can be an effective way to reduce pain and promote general well being. It works by stimulating the brain and spinal cord to produce chemicals. These chemicals, such as endorphins, melatonin and serotonin, can reduce the perception of pain and promote sleep.
We can provide therapists who are trained in the use of acupuncture and are members of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Single use, pre-
It is important to stress that acupuncture is but one of several methods which we use to reduce your pain and improve your quality of life. It can be used alongside various physiotherapy techniques to ensure that your condition is properly managed. Before you start a course of treatment, our therapists will discuss with you which methods of treatment are best suited to your condition and an optimal rehabilitation plan can then be agreed.
For further information, please call us on 07535 705168.