Acupuncture is based on centuries old empirical knowedge of the effect of pressure or needles upon acupressure points and their effect on the flow of energy (chi) within the body. Although pressure and needles are well known there are a number of other advanced techniques that can be used where appropriate.
When a cup is used to form vacuum on the skin. read more
Moxa is a herb that can be used to warm an area of the body or specific acupuncture points. read more
Acupressure may be appropriate in some instances. The acupuncturist applies pressure to acupuncture points using their fingers. They may also teach a client to use acupressure at home to support their treatments. E.g. for headaches, stress relief or digestive complaints. read more
Specific Traditional Chinese acupressure massage techniques may be used. read more