Acupuncture Sandy

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Acupuncture Sandy Bedfordshire (SG19): If you have been experiencing a medical problem and conventional medicine has failed to give you relief, it might be time to try something else, and acupuncture could be just the thing. Clearly it will be contingent on precisely what problem you happen to be dealing with, however acupuncture can be helpful for a large number of aches, pains and ailments. While some people look for acupuncture treatments in Sandy to treat certain health problems, other people undergo frequent applications so that they can maintain health and wellness.

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Acupuncture is traditionally used for the treatment of arthritis, postoperative pain, stress, chronic pain, sleeping disorders and migraine headaches and can be practiced on patients of any age, even babies. While acupuncture and other alternative therapies are more or less unregulated at this point, it would be prudent to ensure you use an acupuncture therapist in Sandy who is certified and is a signed up member of the British Acupuncture Council.

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A Brief Guide to Acupuncture: Acupuncture is an old Chinese treatment whereby thin needles are inserted in the sufferer's skin for therapeutic reasons. Armed with the correct training an acupuncturist will be able to get rid of health conditions which conventional medical treatments have failed to cure, and is particularly useful with issues like arthritis, postoperative pain, stress, chronic pain, sleeping disorders and migraine headaches. A pseudoscience and alternative treatment which is used across the globe, acupuncture is a leading element of traditional Chinese medicine alongside stuff like exercise (qigong), bonesetter (die-da), dietary therapy, herbal medicine, massage (tui na), gua sha and cupping therapy.

Used as a technique for opening up the energy channels to free the flow of life force, or Qi, acupuncture has been practiced for upwards of three thousand years. Today's medical acupuncture is based around the stimulation of nerve endings immediately below the surface of the skin which boosts the secretion of endorphins to relieve pain around the body. If you have any doubts regarding the use of what was once viewed as a "quack" therapy, you can feel comfortable that the beneficial aspects of acupuncture therapies have been investigated and recognized for a great number of medical complications, and studies have been published containing the evidence discovered. Acupuncture is also helpful for "relaxation" centered treatments which are employed to alleviate the impact of stress related issues such as panic attacks, anxiety and depression.

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Prior to the first treatment session, you will discuss your symptoms with a consultant acupuncturist and asked several broad questions concerning your lifestyle and general health. The objective of this initial meeting is so that the acupuncturist can get to know you and your issues, and formulate a plan of treatment that'll be best for your exact needs. Occasionally it will even be the case that two people will be given 2 very different treatment plans regardless that they have got exactly the same symptoms. Therefore you could potentially know others in Sandy with quite similar symptoms to you who have had some other type of acupuncture therapy.

The acupuncture treatment involves inserting fine needles into the meridian lines of the body which match your particular symptoms. Such areas are frequently in places that you wouldn't immediately associate with the problem at hand. An example could be that in an effort to soothe a migraine or headache the therapist may stick a needle into the meridian point on the patient's hand. A large number of the most regularly targeted treatment points can be found upon the legs and lower limbs, so it is best if you wear loosish fitting clothing or shorts to enable comfortable access to those locations.

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Immediately after treatment it is not uncommon to feel dopy and exhausted. So it is suggested not to drive directly after acupuncture treatment. It is crucial that you allow your body to recuperate naturally, allowing it enough time to relax before continuing your day. These feelings of listlessness can even last for an hour or more, therefore you should factor this into any work plans.

Bundled in the "acupuncture" group are a number of different types of treatments, some that have their particular objectives and some which are standalone therapies. Some of these treatments can be found in the Sandy area, for the others you might need to travel further afield. Among the more popular of the related practices are auricular acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, Tui Na massage, fire needling, moxibustion, dry-needling, Chinese acupuncture, cupping, trigger point acupuncture, sonopuncture, acupressure, bee venom acupuncture, Korean acupuncture and Japanese acupuncture.

Acupuncture treatments are offered in Sandy and also nearby in: Astwick, Potton, Cople, Southill, Langford, Northill, Great Barford, Abbotsley, Clifton, Old Warden, Willington, Roxton, Tempsford, Everton, Gamlingay, Blunham, Wilden, Cockayne Hatley, Biggleswade, and in these postcodes SG19 1EF, SG19 1BQ, SG19 1DT, SG19 1FE, SG19 1AJ, SG19 1LP, SG19 1AP, SG19 1HU, SG19 1RT, SG19 1HR.

Acupuncture Points and Meridians

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According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the body has over four hundred acupuncture points and most of those points are located on one of the pathways or meridians that carry your life energy (chi) and greatly influence health and wellness. The primary meridians that are used in acupuncture therapies - the small intestine, the lung, the kidney, the triple energizer, the spleen, the bladder, the large intestine, the liver, the pericardium, the gallbladder, the stomach, the heart - numbering twelve in total, are all associated with the internal organs of the body. The other eight which are referred to as the "extraordinary" meridians don't have any direct connections with the organs but purely share points with the prime meridians. Each and every one of these points are identified by the meridian where they are found and their identifying numbers match their point sequence upon that channel. There are some unusual names which are affiliated with these acupuncture points and the following 11 - Fish Border, Supreme Abyss, Channel Gutter, Palace of Heaven, Clasping the White, Cloud Gate, Broken Sequence, Cubit Marsh, Maximum Opening, Lesser Shang, Middle Palace - are the ones for the lungs, that are numbered LU-1 to LU-12.

Also find: Potton acupuncturists, Everton acupuncturists, Southill acupuncturists, Gamlingay acupuncturists, Wilden acupuncturists, Abbotsley acupuncturists, Northill acupuncturists, Tempsford acupuncturists, Clifton acupuncturists, Cockayne Hatley acupuncturists, Willington acupuncturists, Great Barford acupuncturists, Astwick acupuncturists, Blunham acupuncturists, Langford acupuncturists, Cople acupuncturists, Biggleswade acupuncturists, Old Warden acupuncturists, Roxton acupuncturists and more.

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In the Bedfordshire area you can also get: Stondon moxibustion, Caddington acupuncturists, Turvey acupuncture therapists, Southill moxibustion, Flitton acupuncture therapists, Roxton moxibustion, Kensworth moxibustion, Kensworth cupping therapy, Bromham acupuncture therapists, Southill acupuncture therapists, Slip End acupuncture therapists, Houghton Conquest acupuncture therapists, Potton acupuncture therapists, Clifton acupuncture therapists, Carlton acupuncturists, Lidlington cupping therapy, Wootton cupping therapy, Silsoe acupuncture therapists, Stotfold acupuncture therapists, Riseley acupuncturists, Linslade moxibustion, Elstow acupuncture therapists, Flitwick acupuncture therapists, Slip End acupuncturists, Turvey acupuncturists, Riseley moxibustion, Fairfield Park moxibustion, Aspley Guise acupuncture therapists, Clophill moxibustion.

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Your local Sandy acupuncturist will help with: cosmetic acupuncture treatments, acupuncture for dogs in Sandy, facial acupuncture treatments in Sandy, acupuncture for anxiety, acupuncture for obesity in Sandy, acupuncture for depression in Sandy, acupuncture for varicose veins, infertility acupuncture treatments, acupuncture for vertigo, chinese acupuncture therapy in Sandy, acupuncture for inflammation in Sandy, japanese acupuncture therapy, anxiety acupuncture treatments, acupuncture for insomnia in Sandy, acupuncture for muscle tension in Sandy, acupuncture for neck pain in Sandy, gua sha in Sandy, oriental acupuncture therapy, holistic acupuncture therapy, acupuncture for headaches, cupping, moxa healing in Sandy, laser acupuncture treatments in Sandy, acupuncture for weight loss in Sandy, acupuncture for wrist pain and other acupuncture related treatments.

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People living in the following Sandy locations have recently enquired about acupuncture therapy: The Rookery, Rutland Gardens, Brindley Close, Braybrook, High Street, Pentland Close, Winchester Road, The Finches, Osprey Close, Alnwick Close, Balmoral Close, Pipit Grove, Berwick Way, Market Square, Shannon Close, West View, Carter Street, Bickerdikes Gardens, Northcroft, Laburnum Road, Rowan Court, Poplar Grove, Newton Way, Brickhill Road, Wren Close, Linnet Close, Engayne Avenue, Midland Road, and also in these nearby postcodes SG19 1EF, SG19 1BQ, SG19 1DT, SG19 1FE, SG19 1AJ, SG19 1LP, SG19 1AP, SG19 1HU, SG19 1RT, SG19 1HR.

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