Thinking about Acupuncture? Here are the Things You Need to Know:
What is Acupuncture:
Acupuncture is the practice where slender needles are inserted into the skin, typically in the back. Acupuncture is believed to have originated in China about 2,500 years ago. Acupuncture has now become an integral part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Benefits of Acupuncture
Acupuncture has been practiced for a really long time and it has shown a lot of benefits to clients who tried out Acupuncture. Some of the benefits of Acupuncture are the following: Pain Management, Stress Reduction, Improved Sleep, Enhanced Well-Being, Digestive Health, Support for Mental Health, Enhanced Immune Function, Reduced Inflammation, Allergy Relief, and Better Reproductive Health.
Acupuncture benefits are not all scientifically backed up, however, these techniques have been used for a number of years now and it has proven its advantage to many.
Techniques Used in Acupuncture
At Myoflex Physiotherapy Clinic, we have a number of various Acupuncture techniques as well as other services that are very similar to Acupuncture.
We offer the following Acupuncture Techniques:
Needle Insertion - It refers to the insertion of fine, slender, and sterile needles into certain Acupuncture points in the body. The needles are inserted to a certain angle and depth depending on the targeted condition of the patient.
Needle Manipulation - Needle Manipulation refers to slightly moving the inserted needles in the body. The movements could be through gently twisting, rotating or moving the needles slightly to make it even more therapeutic for the patient.
Electroacupuncture - This refers to applying a small electric current to the needles to enhance the therapeutic effect of the treatment. This technique is more commonly used for pain management and nerve-related conditions.
Myoflex Physiotherapy Clinic also offers similar ancient body relaxation services like Cupping Therapy, Fire Cupping Therapy, and Acupressure.
Preparation Before Acupuncture Appointment
To make the most out of your Acupuncture Treatment Session, keep yourself healthy. The following are some suggested actions you do and should not do before your appointment:
- Drink plenty of water.
- Avoid too much Caffeine or Carbonated drinks.
- Avoid too much salty and too much-fried food on the day of your appointment.
Once you are ready to go in for your Acupuncture session, search for Myoflex Physiotherapy and call us to book an appointment.