Updated: Aug 2
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese traditional medicine practice that involves the insertion of fine single-use and sterile needles into the skin at specific points known as acupuncture points. It aims to improve the body's energy flow, thereby restoring balance and promoting healing. Acupuncture has been used to treat a wide range of health conditions, both physical and mental.
There is a growing body of research on the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating various different health conditions. Below are some of the conditions that acupuncture may treat:
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Pain Relief - Acupuncture is commonly used to treat chronic pain, including lower back pain, knee pain, neck pain, migraines, and arthritis. Studies have shown that acupuncture can stimulate the release of endorphins, natural painkillers. This can provide long-term pain relief without the need for medication. If you have muscle injuries this may be subsidized through The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) so long as it was an accident. To know if you can get acupuncture and cupping for the injury the patient must have an injury under twelve months from the date of the injury, an approved claim with ACC, an ACC45 (a unique code to the individual or patient for this injury), date of injury, and read codes(read codes are diagnosis) that apply for this injury. Contrary to popular belief you do not need to be referred by your General Practitioner (GP) or other healthcare provider like a physiotherapist to obtain the ability to receive acupuncture for this injury. You are in control of your health, and the management of your health, you also have the power to choose the treatment of your choice, and what is suitable for you and your situation.
Acupuncture for Head and Neck Injuries:
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Stress and Anxiety - Acupuncture can help reduce stress and anxiety by promoting relaxation and reducing tension in the muscles. It has been shown to lower cortisol levels, which is the hormone associated with stress.
Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety:
Digestive Disorders - Acupuncture can be beneficial in treating digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux, and constipation. It can help regulate the digestive system by improving the function of the digestive organs.
Acupuncture for Digestive Disorders:
Women's Health - Acupuncture has been found to be useful in treating menstrual cramps, irregular periods, and infertility. It can also help with menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes and mood swings.
Acupuncture for Women's Health:
Addiction - Acupuncture has been used to help recover from drug and alcohol addiction. It can help reduce cravings and alleviate withdrawal symptoms.
Acupuncture for Addiction:
Acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment for many health conditions, including pain relief, stress and anxiety, digestive disorders, women's health, addiction, and many others. It has been widely accepted as a complementary or alternative therapy in the medical community and continues to gain popularity. However, it's important to note that acupuncture should always be performed by a licensed and trained practitioner. After treatments, one may feel relaxed, energized, and rejuvenated. It is important to communicate with your practitioner about your experience to ensure you receive the maximum benefits from these treatments. Click the button below and book a complementary 15-minute consultation at Acute Acupuncture 163 The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington. Lets's discuss if acupuncture is the right thing for you. Thank you for taking the time to read this Blog Post, don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this post with others. If you have any questions or concerns check out Acute-Acupuncture Wellington Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), as we find this help to answer most people's questions, and or please leave a comment below.