Acupuncture involves the insertion of ultra-fine needles into active areas of the body known as acu-points, and can work to regulate the circulatory system, nervous system, hormonal system and myofacial sheets of the body. Acupuncture can have a direct local effect relaxing tight muscles and increasing blood flow.
How can acupuncture help me?
Acupuncture is ideal for those who regularly undertake strenuous exercise and sport. It can be used to:
- enhance performance
- prevent common injuries
- accelerate recovery from over-training
- promote rehabilitation after injury and post-surgery
Acupuncture may also prolong athletic careers by providing systemic maintenance. It can also reduce and improve local injuries, while restoring the body as a whole.
Whether you are looking to lose or gain weight, acupuncture can help by stimulating the digestive system and controlling hormone release. It also helps to fight food cravings and rebalance sensitivity to fullness and hunger.
De-stress and relaxation
Acupuncture helps to calm the mind through effects on neurotransmitters and the hormone system. It also aids in clearing the body of harmful metabolic build-up from life, which can cause stress in the body’s organs and tissues. This can lead to a calmer, clearer body and mind, free from aches and pains.
I am a qualified and experienced member of the respected British Acupuncture Council.