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Acupuncture Wickford Essex (SS11): If you have been affected by a health issue and traditional medical practices have failed to give you a solution, it might be the right time to try something else entirely, and acupuncture may be just the ticket. Of course any kind of treatment should be determined by what problem you are experiencing, acupuncture can be used for all sorts of ailments, aches and pains. Acupuncture isn't only applied to help with certain medical conditions, but some folks in Wickford have frequent treatments because they wish to maintain a good level of health.

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Acupuncture is used widely to treat migraine headaches, arthritis, insomnia, anxiety, lower back pain and dental pain and is suitable for patients of all ages, even babies. While acupuncture and various other "alternative treatments" are mostly unregulated at this point, it is sensible to make certain you use a therapist in Wickford who is professionally qualified and who is a registered member of the British Acupuncture Council.

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Acupuncture - A Brief Guide: The procedure by which fine needles are inserted in the person's skin for therapeutic reasons is known as acupuncture, and is an old Chinese medical treatment which has been around for hundreds of years. A experienced and proficient acupuncturist can help decrease problems connected with osteoarthritis, lower back pain and migraine headaches to name a few of the more frequent conditions. A pivotal feature of traditional Chinese medicine in conjunction with treatments like massage (tui na), gua sha, dietary therapy, bonesetter (die-da), exercise (qigong), herbal medicine and cupping therapy, acupuncture is an alternative treatment and pseudoscience which is practiced around the world.

The acupuncture treatment has been employed for over 3,000 years and was developed as a means of opening the energy channels to free the motion of life force, or Qi which circulates around the human body. Today's medical acupuncture targets the stimulation of nerve endings just under the skin layer which raises the release of endorphins to relieve pain and tenderness around the body. If you've got any reservations concerning the effectiveness of what was previously viewed as a "quack" procedure, you can relax knowing that the benefits of acupuncture therapies have been thoroughly studied and recognized for a considerable number of medical ailments, and studies have been published containing the verification discovered. The treatment can in addition be applied as a type of relaxation technique for people living with stress and anxiety disorders.

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Prior to your first treatment, you can discuss your symptoms with a consultant acupuncturist and you'll be asked one or two broad questions in relation to your lifestyle and general health and wellness. Assessing you and your problems, and working out a treatment plan that'll be perfect for your precise requirements, is the intent of this preliminary assessment. The suggested plans of treatment may be quite different even when there are two people suffering from similar issues. Therefore, do not be surprised if you come across some other person in Wickford who is having a totally different course of treatment, although they're struggling with exactly the same problems as you are.

When the acupuncture treatment commences, tiny needles will be positioned into the body's meridian lines that are relevant for the sufferer's problems. Such insertion areas will frequently not be directly associated with the problem area within the body, or leastways not in the opinion of a layman. For example, a needle is inserted into a meridian point on a patient's hand to relieve a migraine headache. It's recommended to wear loose clothes when you're attending an acupuncture session since lots of the more frequently used treatment points are in the lower limbs and legs and clear access to these parts is needed by the therapist.

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It is fairly normal to feel dopy and fatigued after an acupuncture treatment. So it is advised that you don't drive straight after treatment. Before carrying on with with your day, it is imperative that you give your body some time to rest and allow it to recuperate in a natural way. Work plans can also be impacted as these feelings of listlessness can maybe last for an hour or two.

Incorporated in the "acupuncture" group are a number of different forms of treatment, some that have their individual purposes and others that are standalone procedures. Several of these treatments can be found in the Wickford area, for others you'll have to go further afield. Affiliated procedures include disciplines like: trigger point acupuncture, sonopuncture, auricular acupuncture, moxibustion, Tui Na massage, bee venom acupuncture, fire needling, dry-needling acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture, guasha, acupressure, electro-acupuncture, cupping therapy, Chinese acupuncture and Japanese acupuncture.

Acupuncture treatments are available in Wickford and also nearby in: Pitsea, Rettendon Common, Battlesbridge, Downham, Little Burstead, Basildon, South Woodham Ferrers, Rawreth, Langdon Hills, Crays Hill, Bowers Gifford, Rayleigh, Laindon, North Benfleet, Runwell, and in these postcodes SS11 8EZ, SS11 7DW, SS11 7BB, SS11 8AU, SS11 8EE, SS11 8AR, SS11 8GB, SS11 7HU, SS11 7FP, SS11 7EX.

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Though needles inserted in the extremities (for instance toes and fingers) can give a sharp prick, on the whole acupuncture seldom hurts. When the needles are inserted the patient may feel a slight pulsating or tingling, and after the needles have penetrated the client's skin, a dull ache round the treatment area. This is largely down to the fact that the needles that are used for acupuncture are about one tenth the thickness of a hypodermic needle (the kind used for administering injections), measuring from around 0.12mm to 0.35mm in thickness. The experience of acupuncture is different for every patient and when push comes to shove what's true for one might not be the same for another, but by and large .... no, acupuncture does not hurt at all.

Also find: Bowers Gifford acupuncturists, Downham acupuncturists, South Woodham Ferrers acupuncturists, Basildon acupuncturists, Crays Hill acupuncturists, Rayleigh acupuncturists, Runwell acupuncturists, Little Burstead acupuncturists, Battlesbridge acupuncturists, Rettendon Common acupuncturists, Langdon Hills acupuncturists, North Benfleet acupuncturists, Pitsea acupuncturists, Rawreth acupuncturists, Laindon acupuncturists and more.

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Sufferers in these Wickford locations were recently enquiring about acupuncture therapy: Alicia Walk, Charlotte Avenue, David Avenue, Station Approach, Birs Close, South Hanningfield Way, The Maltings, Alicia Way, Sharlands Close, Brodie Walk, Tidworth Avenue, St Charles Drive, South Beech Avenue, Berry Close, Crouchview Close, Buchanan Gardens, The Briary, Crouch Drive, Burnham Road, Alfred Gardens, St Catherines Close, Balfour Close, Second Avenue, Terence Webster Road, Studland Avenue, Barnfield, Adam Way, and also in these nearby postcodes SS11 8EZ, SS11 7DW, SS11 7BB, SS11 8AU, SS11 8EE, SS11 8AR, SS11 8GB, SS11 7HU, SS11 7FP, SS11 7EX.

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