Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine that has been used for centuries and now widely practised in the West. Here at Physiotherapy Matters we have a number of highly experienced physiotherapists offering acupuncture treatment within our clinics. Acupuncture is based on the theory that illness and pain can result from an energy imbalance in the body. The practice of acupuncture involves inserting a number of fine sterile needles into energy lines (meridians) in the body, resulting in improved energy flow. The result can be the alleviation of various physical and mental conditions.
Acupuncture can be beneficial in the management of the following conditions: