Acupuncture is one of the many skills used within physiotherapy as an integrated approach to the management of pain and inflammation and as a means of stimulating the body’s own healing chemicals in order to aid recovery and enhance rehabilitation.
Acupuncture within physiotherapy is used against the background of clinical and research evidence.
The concept of Traditional Chinese Medicine [TCM] is an ancient system of written scripts as far back as 1000BC, founded on the holistic concept of treatment and an acknowledgement of the body’s ability to return to its balanced state of health, given the correct stimulus to do so.
- Facial pain
- Induction of labor
- Knee pain
- Back pain
- Morning sickness
- Nausea and vomiting
- Neck pain
- Periarthritis of shoulder
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Tennis elbow
Deep tissue massage is also involved within this treatment to aid the removal of toxins and relaxation
Tui Na is a deep tissue massage that includes various massages techniques and can be used in conjunction with acupuncture and other manipulation techniques or as a stand alone deep tissue massage.
The main benefit of Tui Na massage is that it focuses on the specific problem, whether it is an acute or a chronic pain associated with:
- Skeletal system
This technique is very beneficial in reducing the pain of:
It is a very effective therapy for
- Muscle spasms
Other benefits of this massage therapy include alleviation of the stress related disorders like insomnia, constipation, headaches and other disorders related to digestive, respiratory and reproductive systems.
This treatment involves very precise controlled impulses of pressure into the spine to restore range of motion.
It will also decrease inflammation, relax muscles, and restore normal nerve function so that the session actually can improve your range of motion, and your spinal function over time.
This treatment can be either a stand alone treatment or added to Accupunture, tui na massage (deep tissue massage) and cupping therapy
This treatment involves placing glass cups on the skin to create suction that helps with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
It’s ideal to aid speedy recovery for sporting type injuries.
Hopi Ear Candles can benefit conditions affecting the head and ears such as;
- Sinus Congestion
- Excessive earwax
The rising air through the column of the candle and gentle natural movement of the flame serve to gently release pressure and built up ear wax.
The final part of the treatments is a pressure point facial massage