ACUPUNCTURE // 3 x SESSION PACK
+ PLUS COMPLIMENTARY INFRARED SAUNA SESSION BEFORE OR AFTER
WHAT TO EXPEXT:
An standard consultation lasts an hour. Allowing for a thorough discussion of your symptoms, goals, history, lifestyle and environment. Leanne may ask to look at your tongue, feel your pulse, strength test muscles or evaluate the range of joints, before discussing your TCM diagnosis and any suitable acupuncture techniques. The effects of acupuncture are accumulative, so in most cases a course of treatments will be recommended, with the the number and frequency and treatments depending on the individual.
BENEFITS OF ACUPUNCTURE:
acupuncture treatments are great for a range of conditions including chronic and tension type headaches, migraine prophylaxis, chronic low back pain, postoperative pain, osteoarthritis, allergic rhinitis as well as postoperative and chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting. Moderate evidence exists for acupuncture treatments alleviating anxiety, acute low back pain, neck pain, IBS, menopausal symptoms, high blood pressure, post traumatic stress disorder, asthma, obesity and acute stroke symptoms.
ACUPUNCTURE IS GREAT FOR THOSE:
+ Interested in a holistic approach to treatment
+ Looking to understand the underlying causes of their symptoms
+ Wanting drug-free pain or symptom management
+ Wanting drug-free mood or performance enhancement
+ Wanting drug-free deep relaxation and preventative health care
TIP: Try to come to acupuncture appointments as ready to relax as possible, wearing comfortable, loose fitting clothing. While a slight sting upon needle insertion is common, acupuncture is generally not painful. Once inserted, a sensation of heaviness, itching, tingling or numbness is common while the needles are retained for 5-30 minutes.