Acupuncture has been part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. Acupuncture involves inserting extremely fine surgical-grade stainless steel needles into specific points on the skin – or applying various other techniques to the acupuncture points – to restore balance and encourage the body to heal itself by stimulating the body’s energy flow. Scientific studies have shown the potential for acupuncture to be effective in treating many disorders.

In Fact, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends acupuncture as an effective treatment for over forty medical problems, including allergies, respiratory conditions, gastrointestinal disorder, gynecological problems, nervous conditions, and disorders of the eyes, nose and throat, and childhood illnesses among others. Acupuncture is effective and safe when performed by a registered and skilled practitioner.

By gentle placement of the fine needles throughout the body, the energy of the body is bought back into energetic alignment. Your practitioner will know which acupuncture points to use to provide optimum results in minimal visits.

Traditionally, your practitioner will discuss your ailments with you; they may suggest dietary changes to assist in the healing process. You will then lay on a bed facing up or down depending on the area of treatment. Your practitioner will gently insert the needles into your exposed skin. The needles are .25mm thick (a sewing needle is around 1mm). They come individually packaged to ensure the highest of hygiene and are never, ever reused. You will feel a slight pricking when they are inserted, but not enough to cause discomfort.

After the needles have been inserted, your practitioner will leave you for around 15 minutes, usually they will leave gentle music playing in the background. They will then return and remove the needles, they may move to another area and repeat the process.

  • Helps assist sleep and relaxation
  • It is a very effective and efficient treatment
  • It cures various ailments both physical and mental
  • Enhances blood flow
  • Acts as a natural painkiller
  • Increases your energy and natural endorphins


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