Acupuncture needles being used on a patient

Western style acupuncture/ dry needling techniques can be used for a variety of conditions.

What Is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a treatment technique in which very fine needles are inserted into specific body locations. This produces a therapeutic effect, which reduces pain and aids in recovery of a variety of common health conditions.

Originating in China and utilised successfully for over 3000 years. Since the 1970s it has been quickly adopted into Western medicine.

Acupuncture is a means of balancing the movements and levels of energy (Qi) traveling around the body.

The Benefits Of Acupuncture?

Conducted by a physiotherapist, acupuncture helps recovery by reducing pain levels and inducing both muscular and mental relaxation. Evidence shows that it stimulates the body to produce endorphins and oxytocin, the body’s own natural pain killer. It additionally promotes sleep by stimulating melatonin within the body and encourages a sense of general well- being by promoting the release of serotonin.