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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the stimulation of specific acupuncture points involving various methods such as penetration by thin needles or application of heat, pressure, or laser light.

Stimulating specific acupuncture points corrects imbalances in the flow of qi (energy) through channels Known as meridians.

Acupuncture can alleviate or reduce pain, improve range of motion, reduce stress, improve the quality of sleep and regulate the autonomic nervous system.

Acupuncture is effective in the treatment of arthritis, headaches and migraine, low back pain, shoulder and elbow pain, whiplash injury and fibromyalgia.

Acupuncture
Acupuncture

Acupuncture is generally safe when done using clean technique. Needles are stainless steel, flexible and single use. Different size of needles is considered for specific body tissues.

Our physiotherapist is AFCI certified and does anatomical acupuncture for her patients combined with physiotherapy treatment.

Acupuncture is a centuries old Chinese technique that helps patients in a lot of ways. It is based on the theory that energy (chi) flows in the body through various pathways. A sickness occurs when the flow of this energy or chi gets blocked. Acupuncture unblocks chi and balances its flow again to provide relief.

The process of acupuncture involves inserting very thin needles into the body of the patient at certain points and that helps in influencing the energy flow. Sometimes, in complex acupuncture treatments heat or mild electrical current is also used alongside needles.

Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a great technique of relieving pain and an exceptional treatment for certain health conditions. The benefits of acupuncture have been widely accepted by physiotherapists around the globe. Some of the benefits are as follows:

  • Treatment of nausea and vomiting related to pregnancy
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Myofascial pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lower back pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Asthma
  • Drug addiction
  • Dental pain
  • Labor pain

The benefits of acupuncture are not just limited to the above mentioned ailments and it is also used for a variety of other purposes as well.

The process

You may feel slight pressure when a needle goes in your skin, but it doesn’t hurt at all. However, the area may get numb, tingle or itch. If you feel any of such symptoms, that is considered to be a good sign as it signifies that the chi gets accessed and the healing process has begun. Your acupuncture practitioner might roll the needle slightly and he may also use mild electrical current on the needles.

At Harmony, we have world class, experienced and licensed acupuncture practitioners who are very well recognized faces in the branch of acupuncture medical science. So, if you are suffering from any of the above mentioned ailments and feel that acupuncture is the right way to go, book your appointment now and our proficient doctors will take good care of you.

One session of acupuncture treatment generally lasts about 15 minutes. You might have to make several visits to Harmony for completing your treatment.

Technique

This is a French facial needling technique, that uses acupuncture with muscle structure.

  1. Jack Lavie Technique: by working on the neuromuscular junction, we help the soft tissue holding the muscle, to regain its natural tone & tightness (Jack Lavie technique). This technique is used to address deep lines (muscle lines).
  2. Inducing Microtrauma to address fine lines: Using intradermal needles we cause microtraumas (positive trauma) resulting in increased collagen production & reducing fine lines.