Acupuncture

 

 

 

Acupuncture can be used as an integrated approach to the management of pain and inflammation when treating patients.  
Physiotherapists base their treatments on scientific research and clinical evidence that Acupuncture can reduce pain by stimulating the brain and spinal cord to produce natural pain-relieving chemicals such as endorphins, melatonin (which promotes sleep) and serotonin (to promote well-being), to name but a few. These chemicals assist the body's healing processes and offer pain relief as a precursor to other treatments such as manual therapy or exercise in order to aid recovery.


Scientific research has examined the effectiveness of acupuncture for various conditions. In recent years large studies have begun to emerge which have helped to support the benefits of acupuncture treatment.


It can be used to treat many musculoskeletal conditions such as........

 

  • Lower back pain

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Chronic pain

  • Neck pain

 

Visit http://www.aacp.org.uk/ to find out more, or visit my Blog for current research articles and information on my training.
 

 

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