Acupuncture is a safe and effective alternative therapy which is used to heal illnesses, strengthen resistance to disease and improve well-being and is suitable for both children and adults.
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine there are 14 meridians(pathways) which run up and down the body. When there is a health issue within the body, either physical or emotional, it means that the “traffic" in these meridians is not running smoothly.
Acupuncture is a method of inserting tiny, hair-thin needles into specific points on the body to actually adjust and direct the flow of traffic to promote the smooth flow of energy, triggering the body’s natural healing response.
Acupuncture is an effective method for treating and relieving numerous health conditions. In 2002, the World Health Organization determined that acupuncture is effective in treating over forty categories of disease and disorders, some of which are listed below:
Needles may be used alone or in combination with other Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques such as: