Traditional Eastern Acupuncture has been used to provide safe and effective treatment for pain and ailments for over 2000 years. From the Ancient East to our Southampton studio, the principles measure your health in different ways to traditional western medicine but with effective results.
Traditional Acupuncture follows the principles of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) to stimulate healing and balance within the body.
Following the meridian pathways, carefully placed needles cause little discomfort and bring about a sense of relaxation and wellbeing during and after an Acupuncture treatment.
A course of treatments is usually recommended with regular tops ups for optimum health and well-being. See our block bookings for more information.
We've complied detail to common complaints our Southampton Acupuncture can treat:
Acupuncture has been shown to be effective at treating a wide range of problems (see below) and is frequently recommended by doctors and body-workers alike.
Allergies, including hay fever
Depression, stress and anxiety inc PTSD
Digestive disorders, such as acid reflux and IBS
Fatigue and tiredness
Infertility and menstrual problems
Insomnia and sleep problems
Migraine and headaches
Pain such as back pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia, arthritis and rheumatism
Post operative pain and scarring
Carpal tunnel, tennis elbow and RSI
Skin conditions, such as acne, eczema and psoriasis
IF YOU HAVE A LIFE THREATENING DISEASE OR SERIOUS MEDICAL CONDITION, SEEK ADVICE FROM YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE RECEIVING ACUPUNCTURE, DOCTOR'S CONSENT MAY BE REQUIRED, CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION.
is applied to Acupoints ('tsubos') in the same way as Acupressure but with hair fine needles - along meridian pathways which link to essential bodily functions such as circulation, waste disposal and pain response. It is believed that the body's vital energy flows down these pathways and when it does not flow properly illness and pain occur. Please wear loose clothing to your treatment and eat lightly prior to your visit.
Martin applies the very fine needles (7 of them could fit in a hyperdermic needle!) in the areas that research has supported treat the range of conditions above. Using his expanse of knowledge he will continue to treat you based on your needs and response; leaving needles in for a period of time or removing them immediately depending on your needs. The most common points for common ailments are in the arms and legs, some are in the back, face, neck and abdomen.
The treatment lasts for up to 60 minutes. Please allow 1.5 hours for your first visit to include a full consultation.
Book in with a Senior Sports Therapist to enhance your Osteopathy treatment with Medical Acupuncture, used to target stubborn tension in the body. Folow the link for more info on Dry Needling >
Are you as well as you can be? Learn more on how acupuncture balances our health by following the link for our Southampton Acupuncture page.
Looking for "Acupuncture in Southampton" in a search engine like Google will inform you as to how many Acupuncturists in Southampton there are. It's fantastic that this effective, ancient therapy is so popular.
Our resident TCM Specialists, Martin & Grace, are fully trained in all aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine and, additionally, he has qualifications in Thai Yoga Massage, so you are assured at all times of a safe and ethical treatment.