An ancient system of healing; acupuncture is over 2500 years old. The oldest continuously used medical practice, to alleviate pain and to help treat various health conditions that entail stimulating certain points on the body, with a needle penetrating the skin and soft tissue. It aims to promote and restore the balance of energy (qi), which flows throughout the body.
Acupuncture is increasingly recognized by Western medicine as an effective alternative or adjunct to conventional treatments for chronic pain managment like headaches, lower back pain and arthritis.
Benefits of acupuncture can extend to a wide variety of conditions hence our Physiotherapist and Osteopaths are trained to combine acupuncture with manual therapy.