Many people come to acupuncture for help with specific symptoms or to relieve chronic pains like osteoarthritis of the knee. Some use acupuncture because they feel generally unwell but have no obvious diagnosis.
Acupuncture is a safe treatment for all ages and can be used effectively alongside conventional medicine and other complementary therapies.
Acupuncture originated over 2,000 years ago in China and has been used there in other far eastern cultures ever since. It Is now widely accepted all over the world and in the UK, as more and more people are finding out what acupuncture can do for them.
Unlike blood test and injection needles; acupuncture needles are are very fine and are inserted into an acupuncture point on a meridian of the body. During treatment patients commonly experience a pleasant feeling of relaxation.
Treatment is aimed at the root of your condition as well as the main symptoms. This approach helps with resolving your complaint many people find it can also lead to an improvement with other niggling problems, increased energy levels and an enhanced feeling of wellbeing.