Acupuncture has roots in China where it is part of mainstream healthcare and a stand-alone therapy also. It is used all over the world and steadily increasing in popularity in the UK.
Membership of the British Acupuncture Council ( BAcC) ensures essential standard of practice are adhered to. BAcC members practise acupuncture based on principles that have been developed, researched and refined for over 2000 years.
Acupuncture can be used for pain conditions such as arthritic joints and back pain as well as other reasons such as people who feel generally unwell but have no obvious diagnosis.
During a session a full case history is taken and pulses and tongue are examined in order to help make a decision for an individual treatment plan.
Needles are pre-sterilised, pre-packaged , used once and then safely disposed of . If necessary a referral to your GP or another health care practitioner would take place.