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Acupuncture Devizes Wiltshire (SN10): If you've been suffering from a medical problem and traditional medical treatments have been unsuccessful in giving you any relief, it could be the right time to try something completely different, and acupuncture might be just what the doctor ordered. Of course it's going to depend on what affliction you happen to be dealing with, however acupuncture is beneficial for an array of aches, ailments and discomforts. Whilst some folks seek acupuncture treatments in Devizes to help with certain medical conditions, other people undergo recurring treatments as a way to maintain health and well being.

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Acupuncture is regularly used for the treatment of headaches, postoperative pain, arthritis, anxiety, insomnia and chronic pain and is suitable for patients of all ages, even babies. While acupuncture and other "alternative therapies" are largely unregulated at this time, it would be sensible to ensure you get an acupuncture therapist in Devizes who is approved and who is a signed up member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).

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A Brief Look at Acupuncture: The procedure in which thin needles are inserted into the patient's skin to get curative results is known as acupuncture, and is an ancient Chinese healing treatment which has been around for hundreds of years. A certified and properly trained acupuncturist will help to ease discomforts involving osteoarthritis, migraine headaches and lower back pain to mention merely a few of the most typical conditions. An alternative medicine and pseudoscience which is practiced across the globe, acupuncture is a central part of traditional Chinese medicine together with treatments like cupping therapy, bonesetter (die-da), massage (tui na), exercise (qigong), dietary therapy, herbal medicine and gua sha.

Practiced for over 3,000 yrs, acupuncture was created as a technique for opening up your energy channels to free the circulation of life force, or Qi, to help with pain alleviation. Centred around stimulating the nerve endings that are positioned just under the surface of the skin, modern medical acupuncture therapy enhances the secretion of endorphins to alleviate pain and soreness around the entire body. The beneficial aspects of acupuncture therapies have been meticulously tested and recognized for a wide range of medical conditions. Acupuncture is also perfect for "relaxation" centred therapies which can be used to alleviate the impact of stress related problems such as anxiety, panic attacks and depression.

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Prior to the first session, you will discuss your symptoms with a consultant acupuncturist and asked a handful of basic questions concerning your personal lifestyle and overall health. Assessing you and your illness, and coming up with a plan of treatment that'll be best for your individual needs, is the reason for this preliminary appointment. Often, it's not uncommon for 2 people with quite similar symptoms to receive 2 completely different treatment options. Therefore, do not be surprised if you come across some other person in Devizes who is having a totally different course of treatment, even though they're affected by precisely the same symptoms as you are.

In the course of treatment, fine needles are inserted into the meridian lines of the body which correspond to the symptoms of the sufferer. These insertion areas are generally in locations that you would not automatically associate with the problem at hand. An example could be that to be able to treat a migraine the acupuncturist might stick needles into the meridian point on the sufferer's hand. A large number of the most frequently targeted treatment spots are located upon the lower limbs and legs, making it recommended that you wear loose fitting clothing to enable convenient access to these spots.

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It is perfectly normal to feel exhaustion and lethargy after an acupuncture procedure. Driving a vehicle immediately after your treatment is thereby not recommended. This allows your body to recover naturally, giving it time to rest for a short period. These feelings of drowsiness can maybe last for an hour or more, so you should factor this into any work plans that you have.

Bundled in the acupuncture group are numerous different forms of treatment, some which have their own distinct purposes and some that are standalone procedures. A handful of these treatments can be found in the Devizes area, for the others you will have to go further afield. Some of the most widely used techniques include: moxibustion, Japanese acupuncture, Korean acupuncture, auriculotherapy, acupressure, cupping therapy, dry-needling, fire needling, Chinese acupuncture, trigger point acupuncture, sonopuncture, electro-acupuncture and others.

Acupuncture therapies are available in Devizes and also in nearby places like: Roundway, Etchilhampton, Northfields, Hartmoor, Poulshot, Swindon, Potterne, Semington, Little Coate, Salisbury, Bishops Cannings, Little Horton, Rowde, Bourton, Sleight, Rowdefield, and in these postcodes SN10 1HN, SN10 1NA, SN10 1HR, SN10 1PZ, SN10 1NW, SN10 1JW, SN10 1DN, SN10 1HW, SN10 1DZ, SN10 1RE.

Acupuncture Points and Meridians

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There are approximately four hundred acupuncture points in the body of a human, according to Chinese Medicine, most of which are situated on the pathways (meridians) which carry the body's chi (life energy). The twelve main (primary) meridians that are linked to the internal organs of the body are the spleen, the kidney, the pericardium, the gallbladder, the liver, the small intestine, the stomach, the large intestine, the triple energizer, the lung, the heart, the bladder, the others (of which there are 8) are called the "extraordinary" meridians. Every single one of these points are identified by the meridian upon which they're located and their identifying numbers correspond to their point sequence on that particular channel. These acupuncture points have been assigned some unusual names and these ones - Broken Sequence, Palace of Heaven, Lesser Shang, Supreme Abyss, Clasping the White, Channel Gutter, Fish Border, Cubit Marsh, Middle Palace, Cloud Gate, Maximum Opening - are the 11 which are affiliated with the lung, and have the numbers LU-1 to LU-12, but not in that precise order.

Also find: Rowde acupuncturists, Little Horton acupuncturists, Salisbury acupuncturists, Rowdefield acupuncturists, Sleight acupuncturists, Little Coate acupuncturists, Hartmoor acupuncturists, Roundway acupuncturists, Etchilhampton acupuncturists, Bishops Cannings acupuncturists, Northfields acupuncturists, Bourton acupuncturists, Poulshot acupuncturists, Potterne acupuncturists, Swindon acupuncturists, Semington acupuncturists and more.

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People in these Devizes roads were recently enquiring about acupuncture treatments: Dyehouse Lane, Maud Close, Cornfield Road, Fruitfields Close, Couch Lane, Hillworth Road, Shackelton Road, Park View, Proudman Road, Kirby Close, Estcourt Street, Nursteed Close, Dundas Close, Spitalcroft Road, Lower Wharf, Gains Lane, Forty Acres Road, Wharf Street, Chivers Road, John Rennie Close, Wessex Close, Kingsley Road, Webb's Lane, Church Walk, Sheppard Close, The Fairway, Badger Close, Furze Hill Lane, and also in these nearby postcodes SN10 1HN, SN10 1NA, SN10 1HR, SN10 1PZ, SN10 1NW, SN10 1JW, SN10 1DN, SN10 1HW, SN10 1DZ, SN10 1RE.

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