Acupuncture is based on TCM theories of the flow of energy & blood through a
system of channels in the body. Diseases are treated
by needling specialized points on the body to activate
energy to where it is deficient, and drains it from
where there is an excess. Acupuncture regulates and restores harmonious balance within the
Illness, on the other hand, is thought to occur because of too much, too little, or blocked qi. Inserting the fine needles into specific points, known as acupuncture points, on the meridians is believed to stimulate the body’s own healing responses and help restore its natural balance.
Acupuncture is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that has been practised for thousands of years. It can be traced back as far as the Stone Age in China, when stone knives and pointed rocks were used to relieve pain and disease. TCM is comprised of acupuncture,
Chinese herbal medicine and qigong. Since gaining in popularity in the West, acupuncture is a treatment often used to treat a variety of heath related conditions.
Incorporating Acupuncture into another
treatment by introducing only one or a few needles during
the treatment can greatly increase relaxation of the
client. A treatment combining Acupuncture with other modalities must be experienced to truly believe
the benefits and total feeling of well-being.
Treatments aim to improve overall well-being as well
as the symptoms of certain conditions.
People often find that acupuncture can lead to increased energy levels, better sleep and
a sense of good health, as well as helping their specific