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Acupuncture Derry Northern Ireland (BT47): If you've long been going through traditional treatments and they have been unsuccessful in giving you a solution to your health issue, you could try one of the alternative treatments such as acupressure or acupuncture. Clearly it's going to be contingent on precisely what illness you're suffering from, but acupuncture can help a wide variety of pains, ailments and aches. Whilst some folks seek acupuncture treatments in Derry to tackle certain health issues, other people have repeated procedures in an effort to maintain good health.

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Acupuncture is used widely to treat dental pain, sleeping disorders, headaches, chronic pain, stress and arthritis and can be given to patients of all ages, even babies. The most respected acupuncturists will generally be members of the BAcC (British Acupuncture Council), therefore when you're in search of an acupuncturist in Derry, make certain that they're signed up with this respected body.

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Acupuncture - What Is It?: The traditional Chinese healing process called acupuncture, when fine needles are inserted in the person's skin to obtain beneficial effects, has been around for 1000's of years. With the proper training an acupuncturist will be able to eliminate problems which conventional medical treatments have failed to overcome, and is particularly helpful with ailments like dental pain, sleeping disorders, headaches, chronic pain, stress and arthritis. A pseudoscience and alternative therapy which is used all over the world, acupuncture is a leading component of traditional Chinese medicine alongside things like exercise (qigong), herbal medicine, cupping therapy, massage (tui na), dietary therapy, bonesetter (die-da) and gua sha.

Employed as a way of opening your energy channels to release the circulation of life force, or Qi (pronounced chee), acupuncture has been around for upwards of 3,000 yrs. The medical acupuncture which is normally practiced today concentrates on the stimulation of nerve endings situated immediately below the skin layer which raises the secretion of endorphins to relieve pain and soreness throughout the body. Whatever solution you pick, the beneficial gains of acupuncture have been reviewed and acknowledged for a great deal of medical ailments. If you are afflicted by one of the stress type issues such as anxiety, panic attacks and depression, you might discover that an acupuncture session can help you to conquer them.

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For anybody who is new to acupuncture there will be an assessment ahead of your first session, when you can discuss with a consultant acupuncturist your symptoms and you will be asked a couple of typical questions in relation to your personal lifestyle. This discussion allows the acupuncturist to formulate a treatment plan designed specifically for you personally. The suggested plans of treatment may be totally different even for patients who are suffering from identical issues. It is perfectly possible that you'll know of some other person in Derry with much the same symptoms to you who is undergoing an altogether different acupuncture treatment solution.

The acupuncture treatment consists of inserting fine needles into the meridian lines of the body which match the patient's specific symptoms. These areas are frequently in places that you would not immediately associate with the problem at hand. To explain more clearly, an acupuncturist may jab needles into the meridian point on the client's hand in order to alleviate a migraine or a neck pain. Many of the most frequently used treatment points are found on the lower limbs and legs, therefore it is smart to wear loosish fitting clothing or shorts to allow comfortable access to those spots.

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It is fairly normal to feel exhausted or lethargic after an acupuncture procedure. You should plan your visit to the acupuncture clinic so you do not have to drive directly after you have been through the treatment. This allows your body to come round naturally, giving it time to rest for a little while. These feelings of lethargy can even continue for a few hours, therefore you need to factor this into your work plans.

Incorporated within the acupuncture group are many different kinds of treatment, some which have their distinct objectives and some that are standalone therapies. Some of these are available in the Derry area, for others you may have to search elsewhere. Amongst the most widely used procedures are: Japanese acupuncture, acupressure, moxibustion, electro-acupuncture, cupping therapy, dry-needling acupuncture, auriculotherapy, trigger point acupuncture, Korean acupuncture, sonopuncture, Chinese acupuncture, fire needling and some others.

Acupuncture therapies are available in Derry and also in nearby places like: Derry, Strathfoyle, Dunnamanagh, Portstewart, Castlerock, Strabane, Ardmore, Claudy, Ballykelly, Drumahoe, Limavady, Feeny, Dungiven, Draperstown, Greysteel, Eglinton, New Buildings, and in these postcodes BT47 2EL, BT47 2LN, BT47 3QT, BT47 3SQ, BT47 2EF, BT47 2JJ, BT47 2BL, BT47 2NE, BT47 2LR, BT47 2JD.

Acupuncture - Does it Hurt?

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Although needles introduced in the extremities may give a sharp prick, generally speaking acupuncture almost never hurts. Normally people experience a mild tingling when the needle is inserted and possibly a dull aching round the needle base after it's penetrated the skin. This is largely down to the fact that the needles that are used for acupuncture are only one tenth the thickness of a standard hypodermic needle (the kind used for administering injections), and they measure from about 0.12mm to 0.35mm in thickness. The acupuncture experience is somewhat different for every patient and when all is said and done what is true for one will perhaps not be the same for another, but in most cases .... no, acupuncture will not hurt at all.

Acupuncture Points and Meridians

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According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the body contains around four hundred acupuncture points and most of those points are found on one of the pathways or meridians that transport your life energy (qi) and influence health and wellbeing. Although there are about 20 or so meridians in all, for the purpose of this brief post there are twelve main or primary meridians used in acupuncture and acupressure which are all related to the body's internal organs, and these meridians are the gallbladder, the bladder, the spleen, the heart, the pericardium, the triple energizer, the kidney, the stomach, the lung, the small intestine, the liver, the large intestine, the others are known as "extraordinary" meridians. Each individual one of these points are designated by the meridian upon which they are situated and their numbers coincide with their point order upon that specific channel. There are some unique names which are affiliated with these acupuncture points and these eleven - Broken Sequence, Supreme Abyss, Clasping the White, Maximum Opening, Cubit Marsh, Middle Palace, Palace of Heaven, Fish Border, Channel Gutter, Lesser Shang, Cloud Gate - are those for the lung, they're numbered LU-1 - LU-12.

Moxibustion Treatments Derry

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An alternative therapy which is typically used together with acupuncture and tui na, moxibustion (or moxa therapy) describes the process of burning dried mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) on particular parts of the body to stimulate and warm energy points. For different medical complaints the moxa can be applied in various ways, such as attaching it to the tip of an acupuncture needle, as a moxa stick - a cigar shaped contrivance that is burnt at one end and in a cone shaped form which is placed on a protective medium directly onto the body. Moxibustion (moxa therapy) is used to stimulate the circulation, encourage healing and heat up the body. Moxa therapy is often used for infertility, lack of energy, arthritis, digestive problems and pain alleviation. Moxibustion Breech - Pregnant mothers with breech babies sometimes seek moxibustion to correct this. (Tags: Moxibustion Treatments Derry, Moxibustion Breech Derry, Moxibustion Derry, Moxa Therapy Derry)

Also find: Portstewart acupuncturists, Strathfoyle acupuncturists, Drumahoe acupuncturists, Derry acupuncturists, Claudy acupuncturists, New Buildings acupuncturists, Castlerock acupuncturists, Strabane acupuncturists, Ballykelly acupuncturists, Draperstown acupuncturists, Dunnamanagh acupuncturists, Eglinton acupuncturists, Dungiven acupuncturists, Ardmore acupuncturists, Feeny acupuncturists, Limavady acupuncturists, Greysteel acupuncturists and more.

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People in these Derry roads have recently enquired about acupuncture treatments: Eden Terrace, Canterbury Park, Grangewood Park, Woodleigh Terrace, Rushcroft Close, Cranagh Terrace, Browning Drive, Southend Park, Malvern Terrace, Richmond Centre, Gleneen Park, Heather Road, Aileach View, Mountjoy Street, McGarvey Court, Macrory Park, Bonds Place, Sherwood Park, Ness Gardens, Ernest Street, Stanleys Walk, Ballynagard Close, College Glen, Orpen Park, Dunvale Park, Clonmakane Court, Kensington Road, Lisnavar Court, Sandown Drive, Aileach Road, and in these postcodes BT47 2EL, BT47 2LN, BT47 3QT, BT47 3SQ, BT47 2EF, BT47 2JJ, BT47 2BL, BT47 2NE, BT47 2LR, BT47 2JD.

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