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Acupuncture Brixham Devon (TQ5): If you've been tormented by a medical problem and traditional treatments have been unsuccessful in giving you relief, it could be time to try something else entirely, and acupuncture may be what you need. Acupuncture can help an array of pains, aches and ailments, although any course of treatment that you take should be determined by what problem you are suffering from. While some folks look for acupuncture treatments in Brixham to alleviate specific medical problems, other people have frequent applications in order to maintain health and well being.

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Acupuncture is used widely to treat postoperative pain, insomnia, migraine headaches, arthritis, stress and neck pain and can be practiced on patients of any age, even babies. While acupuncture as well as other "alternative therapies" are for the most part unregulated at this point, it is sensible to make sure you get an acupuncturist in Brixham who is certified and who is affiliated with the British Acupuncture Council.

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Acupuncture - A Potted Guide: The process by which thin needles are inserted in the person's skin to get remedial results is called acupuncture, and is an ancient Chinese healing procedure that has been used for centuries. A competent and experienced acupuncturist may help soothe conditions associated with lower back pain, migraine headaches and osteoarthritis to name a few of the more typical issues. An alternative therapy and pseudoscience that's used across the world, acupuncture is a principal part of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) together with practices like herbal medicine, cupping therapy, massage (tui na), dietary therapy, exercise (qigong), bonesetter (die-da) and gua sha.

Practiced for more than three thousand years, acupuncture was created as a way of opening your energy channels to free the flow of life force (Qi), to help with pain relief. Increasing the release of endorphins (produced by the central nervous system) to help relieve pain throughout the entire body, modern medical acupuncture treatment is based around the stimulation of nerve endings just under the skin layer. The beneficial effects of acupuncture therapies have been researched and recognized for a great number of medical conditions. Acupuncture is also great for "relaxation" based procedures that are employed to ease the impact of stress type issues such as anxiety, depression and panic attacks.

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The majority of certified acupuncturists in Brixham will request that you attend a preliminary consultation, which takes place in advance of your initial session. You'll be asked a handful of broad questions concerning your lifestyle. This helps the acupuncturist to devise a treatment plan exclusively fashioned for you. At times, it's not unusual for 2 people with quite similar symptoms to receive 2 very different treatment procedures. It is perfectly feasible that you'll know of another person in Brixham with very similar complaints to you who's undergoing an altogether different acupuncture treatment plan.

During the procedure, the fine needles are inserted into the meridian lines of the body which match your symptoms. Quite often these insertion points may be in places that do not, to the layman, seem to be associated with the problem area. To describe this more clearly, the therapist might stick needles in the meridian point on the sufferer's hand in order to alleviate a shoulder pain or a migraine. A lot of the most regularly targeted treatment points are found upon the legs and lower limbs, so it is best if you wear loosely fitting clothing or shorts to allow accessibility to these locations.

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Immediately after treatment it's only natural to feel drowsy and drained. Driving a motor vehicle immediately after your treatment is therefore not really recommended. Before you continue with your busy day, it's vital that you give your body a bit of time to rest and enable it to recover in a natural way. This feeling of listlessness can even last for some hours, and so you should factor this into your work plans.

You'll discover there are several types of acupuncture offered in Brixham, each having its own particular objective and some acting as stand-alone procedures. Among the favoured forms include: Japanese acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, auriculotherapy, trigger point acupuncture, sonopuncture, moxibustion, Chinese acupuncture, guasha, cupping therapy, dry-needling, acupressure, fire needling and others.

Acupuncture treatments are available in Brixham and also nearby in: Torquay, Higher Brixham, Galmpton, Coleton, Tweenaway, Boohay, Kingsweir, Sandridge, Dartmouth, Churston Ferrers, Greenway, East Cornworthy, Dittisham, Maypool, Paignton, Woodhuish, and in these postcodes TQ5 0AG, TQ5 0BY, TQ5 8JD, TQ5 8BX, TQ5 0BU, TQ5 0ED, TQ5 8HX, TQ5 8JP, TQ5 0SA, TQ5 8JF.

Popularity

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Even though within the medical profession, acupuncture is designated with the alternative therapies, it's undoubtedly one of the most frequently used and favoured of them, and it is being more acknowledged as a useful treatment. Calculations by the British Acupuncture Council demonstrate that its registered members at present carry out approximately 2.3 million acupuncture procedures annually in the United Kingdom, and there is an ever increasing army of exponents hoping to become qualified. Acupuncture is now generally recognised as a potent therapy for many diverse complaints and illnesses and the stigma that once was associated with it has largely evaporated.

Acupuncture Meridians and Acupuncture Points

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Chinese Medicine recognises around 400 acupuncture points within the body of a human and the vast majority of those points are found on one or other of the pathways (meridians) that carry your life energy (qi or chi) and greatly influence wellbeing and health. The twelve main (primary) meridians which are connected with the body's internal organs are the small intestine, the bladder, the large intestine, the gallbladder, the lung, the triple energizer, the stomach, the spleen, the pericardium, the heart, the liver, the kidney, the others (of which there are eight) are known as the "extraordinary" meridians. Each of these points can be distinguished by the meridian upon which they're located and their numbers correspond to the point order on that particular channel. These acupuncture points have some fairly elaborate names, for instance there are 11 points associated with the lung and their names mean Lesser Shang, Maximum Opening, Fish Border, Cloud Gate, Channel Gutter, Clasping the White, Middle Palace, Palace of Heaven, Supreme Abyss, Broken Sequence, Cubit Marsh, and they are numbered LU-1 to LU-12 (though not in the order shown).

The Credibility of Acupuncture

The Credibility of Acupuncture

Various scientific studies and tests have been carried out over the years to try to disprove or prove the credibility of acupuncture and their findings haven't come to any clear and definitive conclusions. Many believe that acupuncture is merely quackery, without any scientific basis for why it works in the ways maintained by practitioners. Others advocate that any favourable effects which have occurred are the consequence of the "placebo" effect, whereby if a patient truly believes its going to work, that's precisely what WILL in fact happen. Thereby, the "cure" was psychological and in no way medical. Most of the studies carried out have tried to overcome the placebo effect by dividing patients with similar ailments into two groups, one group given real acupuncture, the other group given "sham" acupuncture. Even though results have been confused, most apparently lean in the direction of the "placebo effect" being the most feasible.

When all is said and done, as with most of life's dilemmas, you will only find out if you try. So, if you have a medical condition and your doctor has has been unsuccessful in alleviating it, have a crack at acupuncture. If you aquire some respite, no matter how minor, then it might be viewed as a success even if the end result was simply because of the placebo effect.

Also find: Galmpton acupuncturists, Torquay acupuncturists, Boohay acupuncturists, Tweenaway acupuncturists, Coleton acupuncturists, Maypool acupuncturists, Woodhuish acupuncturists, Paignton acupuncturists, Churston Ferrers acupuncturists, Dittisham acupuncturists, Greenway acupuncturists, Sandridge acupuncturists, Higher Brixham acupuncturists, Dartmouth acupuncturists, East Cornworthy acupuncturists, Kingsweir acupuncturists and more.

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Your local Brixham acupuncturist will help with: acupuncture for rheumatism in Brixham, acupuncture for tennis elbow in Brixham, moxa healing in Brixham, acupuncture for vertigo, acupuncture for back pain, acupuncture for varicose veins in Brixham, infertility acupuncture treatments, needling in Brixham, facial acupuncture treatments, auricular acupuncture treatments in Brixham, japanese acupuncture therapy, magnetic acupuncture therapy, cosmetic acupuncture treatments in Brixham, ear acupuncture therapy in Brixham, acupuncture for headaches, acupuncture for anxiety in Brixham, gua sha, acupuncture for weight loss in Brixham, acupuncture for sciatica, acupuncture for joint pain, acupuncture for stress, foot acupuncture therapy, ear acupuncture treatments in Brixham, acupuncture for inflammation, cupping and other acupuncture related therapies.

Information, Help and Social Media

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To find out more regarding safety, efficacy, conditions that can be helped, acupuncture needles, how it is practiced around the globe, the history of acupuncture and clinical practices, pay a visit to the Wikipedia acupuncture page. To see what's happening on social media check this out. To discover a list of approved acupuncturists in the Brixham area visit the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) website. To see what's happening in the field of acupuncture, alternative medicine and acupressure visit an acupuncture forum. Discussion topics include things like acupressure, acupuncture and alternative therapies.

As with a lot of stuff these days, there are a range of useful YouTube video clips on the subject of acupuncture, so if you are interested in seeing acupuncturists in action check out this.

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