Acupuncture originating from China, thousands of years ago to treat a variety of conditions and involves the use of meridian lines for point selection to insertion of a needle. The World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that it is effective for treatment of 28 conditions.
Dry needling is an effective treatment for muscle tension, trigger points and spasms throughout the body involving insertion of a needle into the affected muscle.
Prior to initial treatment written consent will be obtained and verbal consent for each subsequent session along with the appropriateness of acupuncture as a treatment technique. The number of sessions is dictated by the clients’ neuro-physiological response and nature of the condition for treatment. Each session usually lasts between 20-30 minutes.