Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatments
Acupuncture is the insertion of extremely fine needles into your skin at key points on your body. A key part of conventional Chinese Medication, acupuncture is most regularly used to treat injury and acute pain. Progressively, it is being utilised for in general wellbeing, medical conditions both physical and mental – particularly PTSD and Anxiety management.
Acupuncture covers the following (non-exhaustive) list to relieve discomfort associated with a variety of diseases and conditions, including:
Choosing your practitioner:
If you’re considering acupuncture, take the same steps you would to choose a doctor:
Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Western world has in the past 30 years or so become very popular and accepted by main stream medicine. Although on this side of the world Acupuncture is seen as the core of Chinese Medicine, in fact, in China – Herbal Medicine is seen as the top tier of Medicine with acupuncture seen as complimentary to the Herbs. Chinese Herbal Medicine is a science that has developed over thousands of years of medical trials, eventually leading to the formation of many herbal prescriptions which can treat almost any condition known to man. Most of the larger hospitals in China will have their own Chinese Herbal Medicine pharmacy where prescriptions are filled and used in conjunction with Western Medicine to yield the best possible outcome for the patient. Sifu Scott is a trained Chinese Medicine specialist. If you would like to try Chinese medicine then get in touch! Normally Chinese Herbs are prescribed in addition to Acupuncture, Tuina, Cupping etc. depending on the compliant.