Acupuncture is one of the world's oldest systems of medicine, practised for more than two thousand years in Eastern countries. Itis now recognised in the west for its ability to address chronic and debilitating conditions.
The main principal of acupuncture is the treatment of the person and their condition; this is referred to as an holistic approach. Treatments are aimed at re-establishing the balance of the patient's vital energy known as Qi or Chi, via the insertion of extremely fine disposable needles into specific points on the body.
Acupuncture is very effective in treating a wide range of conditions, both chronic and acute; it can lead to increased energy and vitality as well as an enhanced sense of overall wellbeing. Examples of conditions known to benefit from Acupuncture treatment are: