Acupuncture Therapy

“Acupuncture for many, is a painless, safe and effective  complementary therapy to treat and address a wide range of physical and emotional disorders”

An Acupuncture session is a relaxing experience which leaves the patient closer to their treatment goals, with a heightened sense of well-being.

Scientific research into Acupuncture therapy has been very extensive and has proven the healing benefits of its techniques. The use of acupuncture points for healing have been proven through consistent observation and practice for over three thousand years. During the past twenty years the existence of these points and channels has been confirmed by research.

  Pain Relief & Sports Injuries    

 People often turn to acupuncture for relief from pain. Experience has shown acupuncture to be helpful in alleviating the pain caused by many disorders and injuries.

 

World Health Organization:

 The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture as an effective therapy for many health concerns.

 Acupuncture treats internal ailments as well as external ones. It has been successfully used for such problems as:

 

Pain Relief & Sports Injuries

Respiratory Disorders

Disorders of Bones, Joints, & Nervous systems

Circulatory Disorders

Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat Disorders

Emotional & Psychological Disorders

Urogenital Disorders

Gynecological Disorders

Gastrointestinal Disorders

 

Complementary Therapy for the Treatment of Serious Conditions

Acupuncture is used to address the root cause of disease, as well as strengthening the immune system, and increasing the patient's physical and emotional strength.   Acupuncture can be an effective complementary therapy for serious illnesses  and can counteract side effects of some medical treatments such as Chemotherapy.

 

Therapy in Emotional & Spiritual Work & Treating Stress

Acupuncture addresses both the emotional and physical aspects of each individual in the healing of the whole being. Acupuncture therapy, is inherently designed to treat the emotional self along with physical symptoms. Every organ and meridian system has a specific emotions attached to it such as the Heart is our Joy center which when unbalanced can create cynicism, critical thinking and words and depression.

Emotional processing and healing, though very beneficial, can be hard on the body and on people close to us. Acupuncture can help the body re-balance, strengthen and center itself during the shifts that occur during emotional work or in the stressful times in life.

 

What is an Acupuncture Treatment Like?

 After their initial intake form is given to your Acupuncturist. The clientlies or sits in a relaxed, comfortable position for the treatment. Each person's treatment plan will be unique. The location of needling will vary, depending on each person's individual treatment goals or concerns at that moment. Part of liberation Acupuncture is working with the patient on what is up or needed by them when they come for therapy which is a co created process.

A session usually begins with massage and palpation to locate sensitive acu-points or diagnostic areas and to assess the degree of tension in painful area.Then points/ areas will be needled, or cupped. Your therapist may come and stimulate or add more needles as your symptoms or energy changes while you are relaxing. If you do not want extra stimulation or needles just let your therapist know. 

Acupuncture should never be painful. During needling, you may notice a tingling or dull sensation. This is a sign that the proper effects are being achieved. Often no pain or sometimes just a minor pinch, like that of a light mosquito bite is felt upon needle insertion.

Acupressure/ Electric stimulation: If the client has an aversion to needles, acupressure and other techniques can be employed along such as  acupressure,tuning forks or magnetic stimulation, or LEd color acu-therapy