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Acupuncture / Dry Needling

Web AcupunctureAcupuncture and dry needling are both forms of treatment using very fine needles. The needles themselves are extremely thin, between 0.1 - 0.2 mm in diameter. Often patients don’t realise when the needles have been inserted, because they are not large enough to stimulate the sensory nerve fibres that register pain.

The acupuncture philosophy describes a complex network of meridians, or lines of energy flow throughout the body. The flow of energy (Chi) may become blocked at points along the meridians, causing ill health. To return the patient to good health, the energy flow must be restored by inserting needles at the acupuncture points...

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