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Acupuncture Treatments

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You can be assured that we will do all we can to help promote your health and well-being through our acupuncture service.

Our professional and highly qualified staff ensure that your care begins immediately upon arrival. Your therapist will initially assess visually your movement before taking a detailed medical history. This is followed by a thorough examination to determine the cause and effect of your condition taking into account its effect on your major body systems.

The Origins of Acupuncture

For 5000 years the Chinese have had a form of organised medicine based around the Taoist religion and in particular acupuncture. Since 1971 when President Nixon made the first state visit by a western leader to the Peoples Republic of China and was treated with acupuncture, the west has had a fascination with this eastern art.

How Does Acupuncture Work?

The treatment works by inserting very fine sterile surgical needles into points on meridians linked to organs of the body. In this way the vital life force or “chi” is manipulated. It was believed that a blockage or abundance of chi was the answer to many aspects of ill health and that by manipulating the flow of chi we could return the individual to health. Such has been the popularity of acupuncture that the world health organisation now recognises the application of acupuncture in the treatment in over 100 different conditions.

What Conditions Can Acupuncture Help?

acuounctureinsertAcupuncture can help in a wide variety of conditions ranging from muscle and sports injuries to chronic or acute pain, skin conditions, and addictions to smoking or alcohol in weight loss, fertility and menstruation problems.

There is strong scientific evidence for its effectiveness in relieving:

  • knee pain from osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis
  • the sensation of feeling sick and vomiting as a result of chemotherapy
  • the sensation of feeling sick and vomiting following surgery
  • dental pain
  • tension-type headache / migraine
  • low back pain

This list is by no means comprehensive and we would be happy to offer an initial free enquiry service to those wishing to discuss the application of acupuncture.

Providing Acupuncture for Dunfermline, Fife and Scotland

From our Dunfermline based clinic, The Whole Health Clinic provides a professional acupuncture service to each and every one of our clients. We care about your well-being and make sure that we provide the highest quality of treatments available. The Whole Heath Clinic is fully insured and enjoys the highest standards of accreditation from both the Health Professionals Council, The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists.

Book An Acupuncture Appointment

You can arrange an appointment to see a member of The Whole Health Clinic in Dunfermline by visiting our contact page or by calling us on Tel: 01383 622583

 

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