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Acupuncture Torquay Devon (TQ1): If you've been undergoing conventional treatments and they've been unsuccessful in giving you any relief from a health issue, it might be beneficial to try one of the so called alternative therapies for example acupressure or acupuncture. Obviously it will depend on exactly what illness you're suffering from, however acupuncture can be used on a wide variety of pains, ailments and aches. While some people undergo frequent acupuncture treatments in Torquay so that they can maintain health and wellness, others use acupuncture to help with particular medical problems.

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Acupuncture is widely used for the treatment of postoperative pain, sleeping problems, arthritis, stress, chronic pain and headaches and can be given to patients of any age, even babies. While acupuncture as well as other "alternative therapies" are more or less unregulated at this point, it is wise to ensure that you get an acupuncturist in Torquay who is accredited and who's a signed up member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).

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A Brief Guide to Acupuncture: Acupuncture is an old Chinese medical procedure when fine needles are inserted into the patient's skin to get restorative benefits. A experienced and skilled acupuncturist might help alleviate discomforts involving migraine headaches, lower back pain and osteoarthritis to name a few of the most typical problems. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine alongside treatments like massage (tui na), dietary therapy, bonesetter (die-da), gua sha, cupping therapy, exercise (qigong) and herbal medicine, acupuncture is a pseudoscience and alternative treatment which is used all over the world.

Practiced for more than three thousand years, acupuncture was created as a way of opening your energy channels to free the flow of life force, or Qi (pronounced chee), to assist with pain alleviation. The medical acupuncture treatment which is normally applied nowadays is based around the stimulation of nerve endings just beneath the skin layer which enhances the release of endorphins to soothe tenderness and pain throughout the entire body. If you've any uncertainties about the use of what was at one time perceived as a "quack" remedy, you can feel comfortable that the beneficial aspects of acupuncture therapies have been extensively explored and confirmed for a great number of medical afflictions, and studies have been published containing the evidence uncovered. Acupuncture can also be employed as a type of relaxation technique for people living with panic and anxiety disorders.

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Most competent acupuncturists in Torquay will ask you to attend a preliminary consultation, which takes place in advance of your 1st session of treatment. You'll be asked a couple of typical questions regarding your lifestyle. The reason for this preliminary assessment is so that the acupuncturist can assess you and your affliction, and prepare a treatment plan that'll be best for your precise requirements. In some cases there could even be a situation where two patients will receive 2 very different treatment procedures regardless that they've got precisely the same symptoms. Consequently you could potentially know others in Torquay with very similar issues to you who've had a different kind of acupuncture procedure.

The treatment consists of placing slender needles into the meridian lines in the body that match your specific symptoms. Such areas will frequently not directly be connected to the problem area within the body, or leastways not in the opinion of a non-professional. A good example might be that so as to heal a severe headache the therapist might stick needles in the meridian point located on the sufferer's hand. A large number of the most regularly used treatment areas are found on the legs and lower limbs, therefore it is recommended that you wear loosely fitting clothing or shorts to allow quick access to those areas.

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Going through an acupuncture session can frequently leave you feeling worn out and drained. You should organise your visit so that you do not have to drive immediately after you've been through the treatment. Before continuing with your busy day, it's crucial that you give your body time to relax and allow it to recover in a natural way. These feelings of listlessness can continue for several hours, so you should factor this into your work plans.

In Torquay and other parts of Devon, you will discover that there are several types of acupuncture available, some that are standalone treatments, whilst others have distinct purposes. Connected procedures include therapies like: tuina, cosmetic acupuncture, cupping therapy, moxibustion, auricular acupuncture, Tui Na massage, Japanese acupuncture, sonopuncture, trigger point acupuncture, Chinese acupuncture, fire needling, dry-needling, acupressure, electro-acupuncture and bee venom acupuncture.

Acupuncture treatments are available in Torquay and also in: Combe Pafford, Kingskerswell, Torre, Maidencombe, Watcombe, Hele Cross, Edginswell, Paignton, Babbacombe, Cockington Village, Barton, Shaldon, Marldon, Hollicombe, Shiphay, St Marychurch, Tweenaway, and in these postcodes TQ1 1HY, TQ1 1HJ, TQ1 1LT, TQ1 1LP, TQ1 1QN, TQ1 1NB, TQ1 1NF, TQ1 1EZ, TQ1 1RD, TQ1 1BG.

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Does Acupuncture Work?

People who are looking at trying acupuncture therapy will clearly have a few worries and questions with regards to the treatment, and one of the most common of these questions is "Does acupuncture work?" It would take a brave man to answer that definitively as it is a rather subjective question and will depend on precisely who you're asking. Certain acupuncture patients in Torquay may declare "it's amazing and changed my life", because it apparently had a positive effect on their complaint, while other patients may say "acupuncture doesn't work" given that it failed to work for them. There is often serious doubt with regards to the authenticity and veracity of any medical procedures, especially complementary therapies. So these disparities are not surprising.

Also find: Shaldon acupuncturists, Paignton acupuncturists, Kingskerswell acupuncturists, Maidencombe acupuncturists, Hollicombe acupuncturists, Combe Pafford acupuncturists, Watcombe acupuncturists, Torre acupuncturists, St Marychurch acupuncturists, Shiphay acupuncturists, Babbacombe acupuncturists, Barton acupuncturists, Edginswell acupuncturists, Tweenaway acupuncturists, Marldon acupuncturists, Cockington Village acupuncturists, Hele Cross acupuncturists and more.

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Your local Torquay acupuncturist will help with: acupuncture for anxiety in Torquay, auricular acupuncture treatments, foot acupuncture therapy, ear acupuncture therapy in Torquay, acupuncture for rheumatism in Torquay, acupuncture for headaches, magnetic acupuncture therapy, facial acupuncture treatments in Torquay, gout acupuncture treatments, arthritis acupuncture therapy in Torquay, acupuncture for varicose veins, acupuncture for muscle tension, oriental acupuncture therapy, acupuncture for depression in Torquay, chinese acupuncture therapy in Torquay, acupuncture for hot flushes in Torquay, acupuncture for arthritis, acupuncture for inflammation, acupuncture for vertigo, acupuncture for tennis elbow, acupuncture for addictions, acupuncture for dogs, infared acupuncture therapy, acupuncture for wrinkles, cosmetic acupuncture treatments and other acupuncture related therapies.

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To see what is going on in the world of acupuncture, alternative medicine and acupressure visit the Acupuncture Forum (here). Subjects include alternative medicine, acupuncture and acupressure. To see the latest trends on social media check this out. To find certified members of the British Acupuncture Council, visit their website. For more information about how it is practiced around the globe, efficacy, clinical practice, acupuncture needles, the history of acupuncture, safety and conditions it can help with, take a look at the Wikipedia page HERE.

As with most things these days, there are a range of useful You Tube video tutorials offering tips about acupuncture, so if you are interested in seeing acupuncturists in action check out this.

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People in these Torquay places were recently enquiring about acupuncture therapy: Broom Park, Chilcote Close, Dunmere Road, Croft Hill, Chelston Road, The Gallery, Tamar Avenue, Church Street, Coburg Place, Braddons Hill Road West, Broadstone Park Road, Chalfield Close, Scarborough Place, Briary Lane, St James Place, Starpitten Lane West, Alpine Road, St Catherines Road, Shedden Hill, Asheldon Road, Torridge Avenue, Bove Park Road, Borough Road, Chatsworth Road, Cadewell Park Road, Shirley Towers, Ashleigh Close, Beaumont Close, along with these postcodes TQ1 1HY, TQ1 1HJ, TQ1 1LT, TQ1 1LP, TQ1 1QN, TQ1 1NB, TQ1 1NF, TQ1 1EZ, TQ1 1RD, TQ1 1BG.

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