Both of these needling techniques use fine, sterile needles to create a variety of healing effects on the body.
Acupuncture is a form of ancient traditional Chinese medicine that targets specific pre-set points across the client’s body that stimulates the brain to promote blood circulation and healing. Acupuncture is a safe, effective medicine that can treat over 300 medical conditions including low back pain, muscular pain, osteoarthritis, whiplash, cancer pain, fertility and childbirth.
Dry Needling is a Western therapy used to release muscular tension, knots and spasm and provides almost immediate relief of symptoms. Dry needling has become increasingly popular and effective among sporting individuals who are prone to muscular tightness and injury. It is used in conjunction with rehabilitation and stretching programmes and can be undertaken on almost any part of the body. Dry needling is known as the physiotherapy session that clients ‘Love to Hate’!!