What is Acupuncture?
treatment involves insertion of very fine needles into
particular points on the body called acupuncture points. It's
been shown scientifically to have analgesic, anti-inflammatory
and regenerative effects with very few side effects.
experience different sensations with acupuncture. Most clients
feel only minimal discomfort as the needles are inserted, some
feel no pain at all. Once the needles are in place, there should
be no significant discomfort. The acupuncture needles used are
sterile and are disposed of after each treatment, preventing any
risk of infection.
physiotherapy setting, an acupuncture treatment is delivered by
a physiotherapist who has received additional postgraduate
training in acupuncture.
Many physiotherapists in Canada now successfully use acupuncture
treatment as an addition to standard physiotherapy treatment in
the management of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular dysfunction.