Acupuncture Corfe Mullen

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Acupuncture Corfe Mullen Dorset (BH21): If you have been troubled with a health issue and conventional medical treatments have been unsuccessful in giving you relief, it may be the right time to try something else, and acupuncture could be just the ticket. Of course it is going to be contingent on exactly what illness you are dealing with, however acupuncture can be beneficial for all sorts of aches, ailments and pains. While many folks undergo repeated acupuncture procedures in Corfe Mullen in order to maintain health and wellbeing, others use acupuncture to deal with particular medical conditions.

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Acupuncture is regularly used to treat arthritis, anxiety, postoperative pain, neck pain, headaches and sleeping disorders and is appropriate for patients of any age, even babies. While acupuncture and various other alternative treatments are for the most part unregulated at the moment, it is advised to ensure you get an acupuncturist in Corfe Mullen who is certified and is affiliated with the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).

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About Acupuncture: The old Chinese healing procedure called acupuncture, by which fine needles are placed into the client's skin for therapeutic reasons, has been practiced for thousands of years. A competent specialist in acupuncture will be able to soothe symptoms connected with arthritis, anxiety, postoperative pain, neck pain, headaches and sleeping disorders in situations where conventional medical avenues have been unsuccessful. Alongside techniques like massage (tui na), gua sha, bonesetter (die-da), herbal medicine, dietary therapy, cupping therapy and exercise (qigong), acupuncture is practiced around the world and is a pseudoscience and alternative treatment which represents a key feature of traditional Chinese medicine.

Practiced for more than three thousand yrs, acupuncture was used as a procedure for opening up your energy channels to free the flow of life force, or Qi, to assist with pain relief. Modern medical acupuncture targets the stimulation of nerve endings just underneath the skin layer which enhances the discharge of endorphins to help relieve pain around the body. Whatever solution you decide on, the beneficial effects of acupuncture have been tested and confirmed for a great deal of medical illnesses. If you are affected by any of the stress related problems such as panic attacks, anxiety and depression, you might find that some acupuncture sessions can help you in overcoming them.

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For those who are new to acupuncture there will be an assessment before your first session, where you will discuss your symptoms with a consultant acupuncturist and you will be asked one or two general questions regarding your personal lifestyle. The purpose of this initial appointment is so the acupuncturist can guage you and your illness, and develop a treatment plan that will be ideal for your individual requirements. Actually, it is not unheard of for two patients with virtually identical symptoms to receive two very different treatment solutions. Therefore, do not be nonplussed if you come across someone else in Corfe Mullen who is receiving a totally different course of treatment, despite the fact that they're suffering from exactly the same issues as you are.

In the course of treatment, slender needles are placed in the body's meridian lines that match the symptoms of the sufferer. Such insertion points are often in places that you wouldn't automatically connect with the problem at hand. An example might be that to be able to ease a migraine or headache the therapist could jab a needle into the meridian point on the sufferer's hand. Most of the frequently used treatment points are located in the legs and lower limbs, so when booked in for an acupuncture appointment, wearing loose clothing to allow easy access is obviously a wise idea.

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It is quite normal to feel fatigued or groggy after an acupuncture session. Driving a motor vehicle right after treatment is thereby not encouraged. This allows the body to recuperate naturally, giving it time to rest for a short while. These feelings of listlessness can last for an hour or more, so you should factor this into any work plans that you have.

There are various types of acupuncture offered in Corfe Mullen, each one having its own particular objective and some acting as stand-alone procedures. Amongst the most commonly used treatments are: fire needling, moxibustion, Japanese acupuncture, sonopuncture, electro-acupuncture, tuina, trigger point acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, acupressure, cupping therapy, dry-needling acupuncture, Chinese acupuncture and some less well known ones.

Acupuncture therapies are offered in Corfe Mullen and also in: Ashington, Hillbutts, Broadstone, Lytchett Matravers, Wimborne Minster, Upton, Beacon Hill, Sturminster Marshall, Creekmoor, Shapwick, Waterloo, Oakley, Lytchett Minster, Canford Heath, and in these postcodes BH21 3TA, BH21 3PP, BH21 3QL, BH21 3JG, BH21 3RB, BH21 3NW, BH21 3SJ, BH21 3JJ, BH21 3NJ, BH21 3HB.

Moxibustion Treatments Corfe Mullen

Moxibustion Corfe Mullen (01202)

An alternative treatment that is commonly used in combination with acupuncture and tui na, moxa therapy (or moxibustion) involves the burning of dried mugwort (moxa) on particular parts of the body to warm and stimulate acupoints. The moxa (mugwort) can be applied via various procedures including: attaching it to the end of an acupuncture needle, in a cone shaped form which is positioned on a shielding medium directly onto the body and as a moxa stick - a cigar shaped object that is burnt at one end. Moxibustion (moxa therapy) is applied to promote healing, stimulate the circulation and warm up the body. Moxa therapy is commonly employed for digestive problems, lack of energy, infertility, the relief of pain and arthritis. Moxibustion Breech - Sometimes pregnant ladies with babies in the breech position, seek moxibustion to rectify this breech presentation (generally at 32-38 weeks). (Tags: Moxa Therapy Corfe Mullen, Moxibustion Breech Corfe Mullen, Moxibustion Therapies Corfe Mullen, Moxibustion Corfe Mullen)

Acupuncture Meridians and Acupuncture Points

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Traditional Chinese Medicine recognises over 400 acupuncture points in the body of a human and pretty much all of these points are situated on one of the pathways or meridians which carry the life energy (qi) and influence health and wellness. The primary meridians used in acupuncture treatments - the heart, the small intestine, the bladder, the gallbladder, the lung, the liver, the stomach, the pericardium, the large intestine, the spleen, the kidney, the triple energizer - number twelve in all, are all relating to the body's internal organs. The other eight which are called the "extraordinary" meridians do not have any direct connections with the organ system but merely share connections with the principal meridians. Every one of these acupuncture points can be designated by the meridian (pathway) where they're found and their identifying numbers tie in with their point position upon that channel. There are some unique names that are associated with these acupuncture points and the following eleven - Cubit Marsh, Channel Gutter, Lesser Shang, Broken Sequence, Fish Border, Cloud Gate, Middle Palace, Palace of Heaven, Maximum Opening, Clasping the White, Supreme Abyss - are those for the lungs, which are numbered LU-1 - LU-12.

The Credibility of Acupuncture

The Credibility of Acupuncture

There have been a lot of scientific studies and trials that have attempted to disprove or prove the legitimacy of acupuncture as a treatment for pain and the outcomes of such trials have for the most part been inconclusive. In the opinions of many in the medical profession acupuncture is total "quackery" with no place in traditional medicine and no scientific basis for why it should be of any help to sufferers. Other folks reckon that when there has been a beneficial effect, this is just due to a placebo effect, in that if you think it really is going to cure you, it will. Hence, the "cure" was merely psychological and far from medical. A number of the trials carried out have tried to nullify the placebo effect by dividing patients with similar conditions into two groups, one group given real acupuncture, the other group given "fake" acupuncture. The majority of these trials have in fact indicated that the "placebo effect"is more tenable than any legitimate medical benefit being provided by acupuncture.

To conclude, as with many things in life, the only way to find out is to try. Therefore, you have nothing to lose by having a crack at acupuncture if you've got a condition that conventional treatment or medication has been remedying. If you feel some relief, regardless how minor, even if it's just attributable to the "placebo effect", then it should be judged worthwhile.

Acupuncture - Does it Really Work?

Does Acupuncture Work?

Now another common question that people often ask is "does acupuncture work?", well I would say that there is not a conclusive answer to that question as it is somewhat subjective. Certain patients will proclaim "acupuncture is amazing and changed my life", because it undoubtedly had positive results on them, whilst other acupuncture patients will say "it doesn't work" since it did not work for them. There is always serious doubts with regards to the authenticity and veracity of any procedures, especially complementary medicines. So these differences are far from surprising.

Information

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To search a list of accredited acupuncturists in the area visit the British Acupuncture Council website. To see the latest on social media check this out. Find out more about about safety, conditions that can be helped, conceptual basis, the history of acupuncture, clinical practice, acupuncture needles and how it is practiced around the world, check out Wikipedia. To join the world of alternative medicine, acupressure and acupuncture visit an acupuncture forum.

Like with all manner of things nowadays, there are a whole host of interesting You Tube videos offering advice about acupuncture, so if you are interested in seeing acupuncturists in action have a look at this.

Acupuncture Enquiries Dorset

Acupuncture Enquiries Dorset

Recent Dorset acupuncture related enquiries we have received: Hana Smallwood from Sherborne, Dorset needs somebody who can use acupuncture to treat epilepsy. Beatrix Higgins in Bradford Abbas wants someone to use acupuncture to treat arthritis. Maira Mcewan from Overcombe, Dorset wants someone who can use acupuncture to treat a headache. Keeva Johnstone in Burton needs somebody who can treat acne with acupuncture. Lucia Locke from Holt needs an acupuncturist who will treat back pain. Georgina Gibbons from Puddletown, Dorset wants somebody to treat knee pain with acupuncture. Emanuel Mackenzie from Swanage needs someone who can treat tennis elbow with acupuncture. Roisin Beatty from Tarrant Monkton would like to book an appointment with somebody to treat a sleeping disorder with acupuncture.

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Corfe Mullen Acupuncture Questions

Corfe Mullen Acupuncture Questions

The weekend before last I was having a good look at the sorts of questions that people in Corfe Mullen ask with regards to acupuncture. A couple of our visitors emailed in some reasonable queries that I considered to be worth a mention. The best ones appeared to be, "Can acupuncture help back pain?" "Will acupuncture help fertility?" "Does acupuncture really work?" "What acupressure points induce labour?" "Are acupuncture mats any good?" Hopefully nearly all of those enquiries have been covered somewhere on this webpage, if there are any left to be answered a "Q&A" section is the next thing we'll be introducing. Thanks to Syed Richards, Timothy Khan, Piotr Kirk and Hailey Briggs, for posing these great questions. We also received questions from Bella Norton in Beacon Hill, Mason Kane in Ashington and Ximena Lawton in Oakley.

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People in the following Corfe Mullen streets were recently enquiring about acupuncture treatments: Lavender Way, Roman Heights, Southlands Avenue, Hanham Road, Hillside Road, Queen's Road, Viewside Close, Stour View Gardens, South Road, Chapel Close, Insley Crescent, Wickham Drive, Cogdean Close, Springdale Grove, Highfield Road, Brog Street, Pardys Hill, Hadrian Way, Brook Lane, Hadley Way, Hamilton Road, Marian Road, Chapel Lane, Amber Road, Henbury Close, Blacksmith Close, and also in these nearby postcodes BH21 3TA, BH21 3PP, BH21 3QL, BH21 3JG, BH21 3RB, BH21 3NW, BH21 3SJ, BH21 3JJ, BH21 3NJ, BH21 3HB.

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