Acupuncture, Tui Na (Chinese Medical Massage) and other Chinese therapies can help with a number of different health related issues. Its beauty comes in its ability to treat the patient as an individual, tailoring to the individual’s needs and requirements. This approach supports positive changes and develops wellbeing in the person’s life.
There are many factors that can lead to imbalances in the body and create a myriad of different symptoms of ill health.
Acupuncture, as part of Chinese medicine, works by inserting fine sterile needles into special points in the body. This can help to circulate the energy, blood flow and fluids in various ways around the body. It can also help to strengthen weakness and deficiencies by helping to move and clear stuck or stagnant energy or pathogens.
When being needled, many patients say they can feel a sensation liken to warm flowing water or energy or a gentle tingling. This is the sensation of energy or Qi, which is stimulated and worked with through the acupuncture process. You will be relieved to know that acupuncture is not painful.