Acupuncture Sunbury-on-Thames

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Acupuncture Sunbury-on-Thames Surrey (TW16): If you're impacted by a medical condition and have not been able to get relief using conventional medical treatments you may want to think about trying acupuncture. Acupuncture can be used for an array of pains, ailments and aches, although any sort of treatment should be determined by what disorder you are battling with. Acupuncture isn't only applied to relieve certain health problems, because some people in Sunbury-on-Thames undergo regular procedures as a means to sustain health and wellness.

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Patients of any age, even babies and toddlers can receive acupuncture and the practice is widely used to treat conditions like arthritis, postoperative pain, sleeping disorders, neck pain, migraine headaches and stress. The most respected acupuncturists will generally be members of the BAcC, therefore when you are in need of an acupuncture therapist in Sunbury-on-Thames, ensure that they are signed up with this professional body.

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Acupuncture - An Overview: The process when fine needles are placed into the patient's skin for therapeutic reasons is known as acupuncture, and is an ancient Chinese healing process which has been around for 1000's of years. With the proper training an acupuncturist will be able to minimize problems which conventional medical avenues have tried unsuccessfully to cure, and is especially effective with issues such as arthritis, postoperative pain, sleeping disorders, neck pain, migraine headaches and stress. An alternative treatment and pseudoscience which is practiced around the world, acupuncture is a key part of traditional Chinese medicine in addition to techniques like exercise (qigong), gua sha, dietary therapy, cupping therapy, bonesetter (die-da), herbal medicine and massage (tui na).

Employed as a means of opening up the energy channels to release the circulation of life force (Qi), acupuncture has been around for upwards of 3,000 years. Increasing the release of endorphins to help relieve pain throughout the entire body, modern medical acupuncture treatment targets the stimulation of the nerve endings situated just beneath the skin. Whatever method you decide on, the benefits of acupuncture have been researched and recognized for a plethora of medical afflictions. The treatment can additionally be applied as a form of relaxation technique for those suffering from fear and anxiety disorders.

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For those who are new to acupuncture there'll be an assessment ahead of the first session, when you can discuss your symptoms with a consultant acupuncturist and asked a couple of basic questions about your lifestyle. Guage you and your issues, and designing a plan of treatment that'll be targeted to your exact requirements, is the intent of this initial consultation. Indeed, it's not out of the ordinary for two individuals with similar symptoms to receive 2 very different treatment plans. So perhaps you may know somebody else in Sunbury-on-Thames with very much the same issues to you who've received a different sort of acupuncture treatment.

The treatment consists of inserting tiny needles into the meridian lines in the body which correspond to your particular symptoms. Such insertion points are frequently in locations that you wouldn't immediately associate with the problem at hand. For example, a needle may be inserted into a meridian point on the hand of a sufferer to help remedy a migraine. A lot of the regularly used treatment points are located in the legs and lower limbs, therefore when heading off for an acupuncture appointment, wearing loose fitting clothes to enable easy access is usually a good idea.

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Right after treatment you are likely to experience drowsiness and tiredness. It is recommended that you do not drive straight after treatment. This allows your body to recover in a natural way, giving it time to rest for a short while. Since this feeling of listlessness will often continue for a few hours, work plans may be affected, so make allowances for this beforehand.

In Sunbury-on-Thames and other regions of Surrey, you will discover that there are varied styles of acupuncture available, some that act as standalone treatments, whilst others have distinct purposes. Some of the most commonly used related procedures are moxibustion, bee venom acupuncture, trigger point acupuncture, dry-needling, cupping, electro-acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture, auriculotherapy, sonopuncture, fire needling, acupressure, Japanese acupuncture, tuina, Tui Na massage and Chinese acupuncture.

Acupuncture treatments are available in Sunbury-on-Thames and also in: Weybridge, Hanworth, Fulwell, Lower Halliford, Molesey, Hersham, Twickenham, Hampton, Rydens, Walton-on-Thames, Ashley Park, Shepperton, Feltham, Hurst Park, Teddington, and in these postcodes TW13 4PL, TW16 5LG, TW16 5AS, TW16 6AL, TW16 6AW, TW16 5EB, TW16 5AX, TW16 5AW, TW16 6HA, TW16.

Acupuncture - Does it Hurt?

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Acupuncture doesn't often hurt to any significant degree although needles inserted in the extremities (for instance toes and fingers) can result in a sharp prick. Mainly patients have a mild tingling as the needle is inserted and perhaps a dull ache round the base of the needle after it's penetrated the skin. The main reason for this is that the needles used are very thin being about one tenth the thickness of a standard hypodermic needle (as used for injections), they range from approximately 0.12mm to 0.35mm thick. The acupuncture experience is actually different for each client and in the final analysis what is true for one will perhaps not be germane for another, but in general .... no, acupuncture shouldn't hurt at all.

Does Acupuncture Really Work?

Does Acupuncture Work?

"Does acupuncture really work?" is a typical question that is often asked and I would imagine that there's not a conclusive answer to a question like that considering it's rather subjective and will depend on who exactly you ask. Certain patients may claim "acupuncture is wonderful and changed my life", because it undoubtedly had a positive effect on them, whilst other patients may say "acupuncture doesn't work" as it did not work for their condition. Similar variations could of course apply to other treatments and especially to complementary therapies, where there is always some doubts regarding the veracity and credibility of the treatment.

Dry Needling Sunbury-on-Thames

An alternative treatment that is routinely used by acupuncturists in Sunbury-on-Thames, dry needling has developed into a favourite form of treatment. Seen by many as the "Western Acupuncture", dry needling uses a process that's often termed IMS (intramuscular stimulation). The many therapists who perform dry needling treatments in Sunbury-on-Thames, would no doubt express that it is far more an awareness of neuroanatomy and the musculoskeletal system. Trigger points are uncovered by the practitioner as the procedure is conducted, to identify the areas of the body which are experiencing soft tissue damage, muscle pains and recurring spasms. Issues with bad posture, bodily imbalances and muscular damage can be targeted by the dry needling system. (Tags: Dry Needling Treatments Sunbury-on-Thames, Dry Needling Sunbury-on-Thames, Dry Needle Therapy Sunbury-on-Thames)

The Validity of Acupuncture

The Credibility of Acupuncture

Various trials and scientific studies have been conducted in the past to try to prove or disprove the validity of acupuncture and the results of such tests have come to no clear and verifiable conclusions. Many believe that there is absolutely no scientific grounds for why acupuncture should work and write it off as just "quack medicine". Others advocate that any positive benefits that have occurred are caused by the "placebo" effect, whereby if a patient believes it will work, that's precisely what WILL in fact happen. Figuring that instead of it being a medically reliant "cure", it was a psychological one. Most of the studies conducted have sought to overcome the placebo effect by splitting patients with similar medical conditions into two groups, one group given "fake" acupuncture, the other given real acupuncture. Frequently the results of tests such as this have demonstrated that improvements seem to be the placebo effect rather than any genuine medical benefit.

When everything is considered, the only conclusive way to ascertain if acupuncture works for your condition is to try it out and see. Therefore, you've got little to lose by having a shot at acupuncture when you have a health problem that your doctor has has been resolving. Should you obtain some respite, no matter how minor, even if it is merely attributable to the "placebo effect", then it might be perceived as a success.

Also find: Molesey acupuncturists, Teddington acupuncturists, Weybridge acupuncturists, Twickenham acupuncturists, Hampton acupuncturists, Hanworth acupuncturists, Fulwell acupuncturists, Hurst Park acupuncturists, Hersham acupuncturists, Ashley Park acupuncturists, Shepperton acupuncturists, Rydens acupuncturists, Lower Halliford acupuncturists, Walton-on-Thames acupuncturists, Feltham acupuncturists and more.

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In Surrey you can also get: Merrow acupuncture therapists, Claygate acupuncturists, Abinger moxibustion, Deepcut moxibustion, Windlesham acupuncturists, Addlestone moxibustion, Chilworth acupuncture therapists, Knaphill acupuncturists, Churt acupuncturists, Godstone acupuncture therapists, Frimley cupping therapy, Fetcham acupuncturists, Chipstead acupuncturists, Blindley Heath cupping therapy, Ewhurst moxibustion, Fetcham cupping therapy, Cranleigh cupping therapy, Ockley cupping therapy, Ash acupuncturists, Banstead moxibustion, Brockham acupuncturists, Albury moxibustion, Fairlands cupping therapy, Caterham on the Hill acupuncture therapists, Frensham moxibustion, Fairlands acupuncture therapists.

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Your local Sunbury-on-Thames acupuncturist will help with: acupuncture for insomnia, acupuncture for arthritis, ear acupuncture treatments in Sunbury-on-Thames, acupuncture for varicose veins, moxibustion, acupuncture for wrinkles, acupuncture for vertigo, moxa healing in Sunbury-on-Thames, acupuncture for snoring, chinese acupuncture therapy in Sunbury-on-Thames, acupuncture for weight loss, acupuncture for fertility in Sunbury-on-Thames, acupuncture for epilepsy, acupuncture for obesity, oriental acupuncture therapy, japanese acupuncture therapy in Sunbury-on-Thames, acupuncture for rheumatism in Sunbury-on-Thames, holistic acupuncture therapy, cranial acupuncture therapy, cosmetic acupuncture treatments, acupuncture for depression in Sunbury-on-Thames, acupuncture for acne, anxiety acupuncture treatments, acupuncture for knee pain, ear acupuncture therapy in Sunbury-on-Thames and other acupuncture related treatments.

Advice and Guidance

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To see what is occurring in the realm of acupressure, acupuncture and alternative therapies visit the Acupuncture Forum here. To find out what's happening on social websites check this out. To track down approved members of the British Acupuncture Council, visit their website. Find out more about about clinical practices, conditions it can help, safety, acupuncture needles, the history of acupuncture, how it is used around the globe and efficacy, you could do little better than to head over to the Wikipedia "Acupuncture" page.

Like with all manner of things these days, there are several interesting YouTube videos on the subject of acupuncture, so if you are interested in seeing acupuncturists in action have a look at this.

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Pain sufferers in these Sunbury-on-Thames streets have recently enquired about acupuncture treatments: Meadway, Carlyle Road, Riverfield Road, Green Park, Wraysbury Road, Augur Close, Wheatsheaf Lane, Ruskin Road, Moor Lane, Lammas Close, Park Avenue, Clarence Street, Laleham Road, Annie Brookes Close, Charter Place, Victoria Road, The Maltings, Riverside Close, Eton Court, Phoenix Place, Staines By-pass, Cherry Orchard, Allyn Close, Bridge Street, and also in these nearby postcodes TW13 4PL, TW16 5LG, TW16 5AS, TW16 6AL, TW16 6AW, TW16 5EB, TW16 5AX, TW16 5AW, TW16 6HA, TW16.

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