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Acupuncture Willenhall West Midlands (WV12): If you are impacted by a health issue and have been unable to get any respite by means of conventional medical channels you might like to look into trying acupuncture. Naturally it will depend on just what illness you're experiencing, but acupuncture can be used for all sorts of ailments, aches and pains. While some people undergo recurring acupuncture procedures in Willenhall in an effort to maintain a level of good health, others try acupuncture to alleviate certain health conditions.

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Traditionally used in the treatment of insomnia, stress, headaches, arthritis, postoperative pain and lower back pain, acupuncture can be given to sufferers of all ages, even for very young children. While acupuncture and other alternative treatments are by and large unregulated at this point, it would be wise to ensure you use a therapist in Willenhall who is professionally qualified and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).

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Acupuncture - A Brief Guide: Acupuncture is an old Chinese treatment method where fine needles are inserted in the person's skin to get beneficial results. A professional and practiced acupuncturist should help ease conditions associated with lower back pain, migraine headaches and osteoarthritis to mention a few of the more typical conditions. A leading part of traditional Chinese medicine in addition to treatments like dietary therapy, gua sha, herbal medicine, cupping therapy, exercise (qigong), bonesetter (die-da) and massage (tui na), acupuncture is a pseudoscience and alternative medicine that's used all over the world.

Used as a way of opening your energy channels to release the circulation of life force, or Qi (pronounced chee), acupuncture has been practiced for upwards of 3,000 yrs. Modern day medical acupuncture concentrates on the stimulation of nerve endings just under the skin which raises the emissions of endorphins (produced by the central nervous system) to soothe tenderness and pain throughout the body. If you've any concerns regarding the helpfulness of what was previously regarded as a "quack" therapy, you can feel comfortable that the beneficial effects of acupuncture therapies have been tested and confirmed for a wide range of medical problems, and studies have been published with the evidence discovered. If you are affected by one of the stress related illnesses such as depression, panic attacks and anxiety, you may find that an acupuncture session can help you in conquering them.

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Before the first treatment session, you will discuss with a consultant acupuncturist your symptoms and you'll be asked several general questions in relation to your lifestyle and general health and wellness. This helps the acupuncture therapist to create a treatment plan fashioned specifically for your needs. The suggested plans of treatment could be completely different even when there are two patients experiencing similar issues. It is feasible that you'll know of somebody else in Willenhall with much the same complaints to you who's undergoing an altogether different acupuncture treatment solution.

The acupuncture treatment consists of placing fine needles into the meridian lines of the body that match the patient's symptoms. These insertion areas are often in places that you would not automatically associate with the problem at hand. For example, a needle might be inserted into a meridian point on a patient's hand to relieve a migraine headache. Considerable numbers of the more commonly targeted treatment spots can be found upon the lower limbs and legs, making it smart to wear loosely fitting clothing or shorts to allow easy access to these locations.

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Going through an acupuncture treatment session can quite often make you experience drowsiness and tiredness. Driving a vehicle straight after treatment is therefore not really a good idea. This allows the body to recoup in a natural way, allowing it to rest for a little while. Considering that these feelings of drowsiness can last for an hour or two, work plans might be impacted, so make allowances for this beforehand.

You'll find there are many types of acupuncture available in Willenhall, each one serving its own specific purpose whilst some serve as stand-alone treatment methods. Amongst the best known of the related practices are moxibustion, acupressure, cupping, fire needling, Chinese acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture, sonopuncture, trigger point acupuncture, dry-needling, bee venom acupuncture, guasha, Japanese acupuncture and Tui Na massage.

Acupuncture therapies are offered in Willenhall and also in nearby places like: Darlaston, Wednesbury, New Cross, Essington, Bloxwich, Moseley Village, Westcroft, Bilston, Leamore, Wednesfield, Bentley, Lane Head, Portobello, Darlaston Green, Fallings Park, Princes End, and in these postcodes WV12 4JJ, WS2 7LF, WS2 0DH, WV12 4LW, WV12 4DQ, WV11 2NU, WV12 4DJ, WV11 3PG, WV12 4BF, WV12 4EX.

Acupuncture Points and Meridians

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There are around four hundred acupuncture points within the physical body, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), most of which are located on the pathways or meridians which transport the body's qi (life energy). The main or primary meridians used in acupuncture treatments - the liver, the triple energizer, the pericardium, the heart, the kidney, the bladder, the stomach, the large intestine, the lung, the gallbladder, the small intestine, the spleen - numbering 12 in total, are all related to the body's internal organs. The other eight which are referred to as the "extraordinary" meridians do not have any direct connections with the organs but purely share connections with the principal meridians. Each of these acupuncture points are distinguished by the meridian (pathway) on which they're found and their numbers correspond to the point sequence upon that specific channel. These acupuncture points have been designated some weird names and these ones - Maximum Opening, Cubit Marsh, Cloud Gate, Fish Border, Lesser Shang, Middle Palace, Palace of Heaven, Supreme Abyss, Channel Gutter, Clasping the White, Broken Sequence - are the 11 that are associated with the lung, and have the numbers LU-1 to LU-12, though not in that precise order.

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Although acupuncture needles put in the extremities (fingers and toes) may give a sharp prick, in general acupuncture almost never hurts. A tingling sensation may be felt as the needle is inserted and perhaps a dull ache round the base of the needle once it's penetrated the patient's skin. The needles used in acupuncture are really thin and they measure from approximately 0.12mm to 0.35mm thick, which means they are something like a tenth the thickness of a standard hypodermic needle (the type used for injections). The thing is that what applies for one patient will not be germane for another, as the acupuncture experience is different for everybody, but by and large .... no, acupuncture is not going to hurt you.

Acupuncture - Does it Work?

Does Acupuncture Work?

Now another common question that is often asked is "does acupuncture really work?", well I would imagine there is no definitive answer such a question given that it is rather subjective. Some patients in Willenhall will proclaim "it's excellent and transformed my life", because it obviously had a positive effect on them, while other patients may say "acupuncture doesn't work" given it did not work for their condition. There's frequently some doubt with regards to the veracity and credibility of any treatments, especially alternative medicines. So these differences are far from surprising.

Also find: Bentley acupuncturists, Darlaston acupuncturists, Darlaston Green acupuncturists, Westcroft acupuncturists, Leamore acupuncturists, Essington acupuncturists, Lane Head acupuncturists, Bloxwich acupuncturists, Wednesbury acupuncturists, New Cross acupuncturists, Bilston acupuncturists, Wednesfield acupuncturists, Moseley Village acupuncturists, Fallings Park acupuncturists, Portobello acupuncturists, Princes End acupuncturists and more.

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Pain sufferers in these Willenhall locations have recently enquired about acupuncture: Sandwell Place, Sandringham Avenue, Charles Street, Tildesley Drive, Chaucer Avenue, Dursley Close, Springhill Close, Shepherd Drive, Bure Grove, Bilston Street, Thompson Close, Tobruk Walk, Arundel Road, Birch Tree Hollow, Stonehouse Avenue, Bramble Close, Coppice Farm Way, Ashburn Grove, Broad Lane North, Cross Street, Dingle Lane, Thorne Road, Clarkes Lane, Cannock Road, Birmingham Street, Druid Park Road, Cleveland Close, Bow Street, Dryden Close, and also in these nearby postcodes WV12 4JJ, WS2 7LF, WS2 0DH, WV12 4LW, WV12 4DQ, WV11 2NU, WV12 4DJ, WV11 3PG, WV12 4BF, WV12 4EX.

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