Acupuncture originates from ancient Chinese medicine and is among the oldest healing practices in the world. Acupuncture uses thin and flexible needles to insert into the skin at specific acupuncture points on the body. Due to its low side-effects, acupuncture had become increasingly popular in Western medicine. Acupuncture can treat a variety of health issues.
At Physioshop our certified physiotherapists combine Western acupuncture with other treatment techniques. Western acupuncture can influence three areas of health care:
Western acupuncture is particularly useful in resolving physical problems related to tension and stress and emotional conditions.
Western acupuncture and dry needling techniques are similar. Dry needling originates from Western science. Acupuncture uses different needles simultaneously while in the dry needling method only one needle is used to puncture into muscles for a short amount of time.
At Physioshop certified physiotherapist can use dry needling for:
For more information about acupuncture or dry needling please contact us.