MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE & DRY NEEDLING
Medical Acupuncture is an excellent therapy, for rejuvination of the system. It can be used for many aspects of health and wellbeing.
Dry Needling is another aspect for needle use, which is often used in Sports Therapy to try to relax a muscle & can also aid in pain management. It is more of a modern form of needling used for musculoskeletal ailments. This method can be used along with other Sports therapies such as massage and stretching to elongate a tight band of muscle, by needling in to the Trigger point, which is often where the problem is originating from.
The Ancient Chinese Meridians points can also be used, it is painless, the needles are hardly felt as a guide tube is used which sheilds any nerve sensations. The Chinese have used these methods for many thousands of years. The needle points have been found to run along side the known anatomical nerve endings, this is ideal for inducing a relaxing state of mind & promoting wellbeing.
Benefits Of Five Point Ear Acupuncture The 5 point protocol provides treatment for a myriad of issues with a positive outcome. The treatment consists of inserting five main points on the ear each point, targeting a separate symptom and working together to help regulate the nervous system. Auricular (ear) Acupuncture can be performed as a stand alone treatment or can be incorporated into regular acupuncture sessions. Common issues treated successfully with the 5 point protocol include: stress relief pain reduction emotional issues/PTSD. Ideal for detoxification including: alcohol, drugs, pain meds, tobacco (preventing smoking habits), sugar, food (aiding dieting) etc. The five points commonly used are: (1) The Sympathetic (Autonomic) Point: calms the nervous system and helps with overall relaxation (2) The Shen Men or “spirit gate”: reduces anxiety and nervousness. (3) The Kidney Point: calms fears and heals internal organs. (4) The Liver Point: detoxification, blood purification, and to cull aggression. (5) The Lung Point: promotes aeration and helps clients let go of grief. Both acute and chronic pain may be addressed using auricular acupuncture. The musculoskeletal system of the entire body is represented on each ear.