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Acupuncture Lincoln Lincolnshire (LN1): If you've long been undergoing conventional treatments and they have been unsuccessful in giving you a solution to your medical problem, you can try one of the so called "alternative therapies" for instance acupuncture or acupressure. Naturally it will be contingent on exactly what illness you're experiencing, but acupuncture can be used on a wide variety of pains, aches and ailments. Acupuncture is not only employed to help with particular health issues, but some folks in Lincoln undergo regular treatments in order to maintain health and wellness.

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Most often used in the treatment of migraine headaches, postoperative pain, chronic pain, stress, insomnia and arthritis, acupuncture can be practiced on patients of all ages, even for very young children. Whilst acupuncture and other "alternative treatments" are for the most part unregulated at the moment, it would be advisable to make certain you use an acupuncturist in Lincoln who is approved and is affiliated with the BAcC.

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What is Acupuncture?: The traditional Chinese medical treatment known as acupuncture, where thin needles are inserted into the client's skin to obtain curative outcomes, has been around for thousands of years. A proficient and certified acupuncturist might help to soothe discomforts related to osteoarthritis, lower back pain and migraine headaches to name a few of the more common problems. A pivotal feature of traditional Chinese medicine in addition to techniques like cupping therapy, gua sha, bonesetter (die-da), massage (tui na), exercise (qigong), herbal medicine and dietary therapy, acupuncture is a pseudoscience and alternative medicine which is practiced across the globe.

The treatment has been used for over three thousand yrs and was used as a procedure for opening up your energy channels to release the flow of life force, or Qi which moves around the physical body. Centred around the stimulation of the nerve endings which are found just under the skin, modern medical acupuncture treatment enhances the outflow of endorphins (produced by the central nervous system) to soothe pain around the body. Whatever option you opt for, the beneficial results of acupuncture have been researched and confirmed for a broad range of medical disorders. The treatment can in addition be applied as a kind of relaxation technique for anybody enduring fear and anxiety problems.

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In advance of your first treatment, you can discuss your symptoms with a consultant acupuncturist and you will be asked a few general questions regarding your personal lifestyle and general health. This helps the acupuncture professional to come up with a treatment plan designed specifically for your needs. Often, it isn't unheard of for two individuals with quite similar symptoms to receive two totally different treatment solutions. So, you shouldn't be surprised if you bump into some other person in Lincoln who is receiving a totally different course of treatment, although they're affected by precisely the same symptoms as you.

Once the acupuncture treatment starts, thin needles will be positioned into the body's meridian lines which are associated with the person's symptoms. These areas will sometimes not immediately be associated with the problem area in the body, or at least not in a layman's eyes. To illustrate more clearly, an acupuncturist will perhaps place needles in the meridian point on the client's hand so as to alleviate a migraine headache or a lumbar pain. Many of the most frequently used treatment areas can be found on the legs and lower limbs, making it a good idea to wear loose fitting clothing or shorts to permit comfortable access to those places.

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Undergoing an acupuncture treatment session can often leave you feeling drained and groggy. It is recommended that you do not drive a vehicle immediately after the procedure. Before continuing with your day, it's crucial that you give your body enough time to rest and allow it to recuperate normally. Work plans can also be impacted since this feeling of listlessness will often continue for a couple of hours.

There are different forms of acupuncture offered in Lincoln, each having its own specific objective and some acting as stand-alone procedures. Similar practices include: cosmetic acupuncture, acupressure, bee venom acupuncture, fire needling, trigger point acupuncture, dry-needling, cupping therapy, Tui Na massage, sonopuncture, auriculotherapy, Japanese acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, moxibustion, tuina and Chinese acupuncture.

Acupuncture treatments are offered in Lincoln and also nearby in: Cherry Willingham, Reepham, Heighington, Newland, Washingborough, North Greetwell, Waddington, Ermine, Burton, Swanpool, Skellingthorpe, Canwick Hill, New Boultham, Branston, Nettleham, and in these postcodes LN1 1QR, LN1 1AW, LN1 1DD, LN1 1AD, LN1 1JU, LN1 1PA, LN1 1LE, LN1 1QD, LN1 1PN, LN1 1ST.

Acupuncture Points and Meridians

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According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the human body contains around four hundred acupuncture points and most of these points are located on one or other of the meridians (pathways) which transport your life energy (qi or chi) and greatly influence health and wellness. The 12 main meridians that are all relating to the internal organs of the body are the large intestine, the stomach, the small intestine, the heart, the triple energizer, the pericardium, the liver, the bladder, the kidney, the lung, the gallbladder, the spleen, the others (of which there are eight) are called the "extraordinary" meridians. Each individual one of these points can be identified by the meridian (pathway) where they're positioned and their numbers coincide with their situation on that particular channel. There are some unusual names that are affiliated with these acupuncture points and the following eleven - Lesser Shang, Channel Gutter, Middle Palace, Broken Sequence, Clasping the White, Fish Border, Cloud Gate, Palace of Heaven, Supreme Abyss, Cubit Marsh, Maximum Opening - are the ones for the lungs, they've got the numbers LU-1 - LU-12.

The Credibility of Acupuncture

The Credibility of Acupuncture

In an effort to prove or disprove the credibility of acupuncture as a treatment for pain relief, various trials and studies have been carried out in recent times, and the fact that they have come to no clear and definitive conclusions is hardly surprising. Lots of folks believe that there's no real scientific basis for why acupuncture should work and write it off as pure "quackery". Others theorise that any positive outcomes which have taken place are a consequence of the "placebo" effect, whereby if a patient believes it will work, that's precisely what WILL actually happen. Reckoning that rather than it being a medical "cure", it was psychological. Studies have also been done in an effort to sidestep the "placebo effect", with one group of people treated with fake acupuncture and the other given the genuine article. Although the results have been mixed, most appear to lean in the direction of the "placebo effect" being the most feasible.

To conclude, as with many choices in life, you'll only find out if you try. Therefore, you have nothing to lose by having a shot at acupuncture should you have a medical condition that your doctor has has been remedying. Should you obtain some relief, however small, even if it is simply down to the "placebo effect", then it can be judged successful.

Also find: Waddington acupuncturists, Burton acupuncturists, North Greetwell acupuncturists, Nettleham acupuncturists, Swanpool acupuncturists, New Boultham acupuncturists, Heighington acupuncturists, Washingborough acupuncturists, Reepham acupuncturists, Newland acupuncturists, Canwick Hill acupuncturists, Branston acupuncturists, Ermine acupuncturists, Cherry Willingham acupuncturists, Skellingthorpe acupuncturists and more.

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More Advice and Guidance

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To ask questions pertaining to acupuncture, alternative medicine and acupressure visit the Acupuncture Forum here. Visit the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) website to track down fully qualified members. To find out more about clinical practices, conditions it can help, safety issues, conceptual basis, how it is practiced around the globe, acupuncture needles and the history of acupuncture, head to Wikipedia. To find out about acupuncture on social media check this out.

As with all manner of things nowadays, there are quite a few useful YouTube video tutorials offering tips about acupuncture, so if you are interested in seeing acupuncturists in action take a look at this.

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Sufferers in the following Lincoln locations were recently enquiring about acupuncture therapy: Bakewell Mews, Avenue Villas, Dove Dale, St Catherines Road, Chelsea Close, Turnberry Close, Carral Close, Shearwater Road, St Leonards Lane, Church Row, Sidney Street, Aima Court, Springfield Close, Buddleia Drive, Cheetham Lane, Church End Fulbeck Road, Alpine Crescent, Chancery Close, Bruce Road, Breedon Drive, Colenso Terrace, Southmoor Road, Cadwell Close, Cavalry Court, Carrington Drive, The Moors, Broomhill, Bede Houses, Drill Hall, Bernard Street, and also in these postcodes LN1 1QR, LN1 1AW, LN1 1DD, LN1 1AD, LN1 1JU, LN1 1PA, LN1 1LE, LN1 1QD, LN1 1PN, LN1 1ST.

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