Acupuncture can be offered as a complimentary treatment to your Physiotherapy plan, or as a dedicated type of treatment.
What is Acupuncture?
The 2000 year old treatment was developed in China and is recognised as a Traditional Chinese Medicine. It’s technique involves inserting needles into specific points of the body to help balance the body’ s ‘Qi’ or ‘Energy’
An ever growing body of evidence supports the effectiveness of acupuncture. A combination of acupuncture and physiotherapy is widely accepted within both the NHS and Private Practice.
Why choose a Physio?
Following careful assessment by our acupuncture qualified physiotherapist a treatment course will be tailored to your symptoms. All of our acupuncture qualified physiotherapists work to strict rules of professional conduct and
are members of the AACP.
When should acupuncture be used with caution?
Please inform your physiotherapist if:-
you have haemophilia or another blood-clotting disorder
you are taking blood-thinning medication, such as anticoagulants
you are known to have a blood-borne virus
you are pregnant or trying to conceive
you suffer from epilepsy
you have an artificial cardiac pacemaker
you are diabetic
you have a deficient or weakened immune system
When should acupuncture no be used?
There are certain circumstances when acupuncture should not be used:-
if you have a phobia of needles
if you have a known infection in the area to be treated
if you have a known metal allergy
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