Western Medical acupuncture is the modern streamlined adaptation of the traditional Chinese acupuncture also commonly referred to as ‘Dry Needling’.
Acupuncture is frequently used to treat musculoskeletal injuries including,
- Back pain,
- Shoulder pain,
- Leg pain,
- Neck pain
- muscle tightness and strains
It is also commonly used to treat
- Trapped nereves
- Variety of sports injuries
Western medical acupuncture theory is explained using anatomy, physiology, myofascial trigger points and the affects of the nervous system. Acupuncture works as a effective painkiller that stimulates the nerve receptors in the skin and muscles for the body to release endorphins and serotonin.
Emma has seen an increase in success from her patients symptoms since bringing in this treatment. Some patients have found this not as invasive as a sports massage, yet still improvements in their condition.
Within Emma’s tool box, she is able to combine treatments that would be most beneficial for the patient whilst gaining the best results. This may include sports massage, acupuncture, FMS screening, kinesiology taping or ultra sound.