Conditions treated

Acupuncture and TCM is effective in a wide range of common ailments. Both acute and chronic pain associated with low back and neck strain, sports injuries, shoulder and elbow injuries. Also shingles pain and stress disorders respond well, as do women's disorders and gastro-intestinal problems. In fact most people will gain relief whatever their condition. After a thorough investigation using both traditional Chinese and modern methods a treatment stategy will be decided upon and the most appropriate treatment/s for the condition will be utilized.

Treatments offered are:

Acupuncture: This is the practice of inserting fine needles into specific points on the body to facilitate healing.
Moxibustion: This is the practice of warming or heating of individual acupuncture points or regions of the body by burning the herb Artemisia close to or actually on the inserted needle. The heat is able to penetrate deeply into the muscles and essentially strengthens the actions of the needles.
Cupping: This is the practice of applying vacuum cups to the skin most commonly used on the back to increase the circulation the area. The cups can also be moved on the skin creating an effect like a reverse pressure massage.
Chinese Herbal Medicine: This is the practice of combining medicinal subsatnces (plant, mineral, animal) to create a therapeutic prescription. The herbs may either be taken internally or applied externally to the body.
Gua Sha: This is the practice of scraping the surface of the skin using a smooth blunt edged tool, causing localised redness. Frequently used in the treatment of children but also for adults particularly to relieve the symptoms of the common cold or musculo-skeletal disorders.

About Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the practice of placing very fine needles at specifc points in the body to facilitate healing. It has been used by the Chinese for over 2,000...

 

Benefits

Acupuncture is a safe, drug free method to successfully treat many condititons. People can often become used to suffering from conditions that they do ...