Some people might be anxious about acupuncture because of the needles, but we have been exposed to needles from a very young age, as in vaccinations at school, or having blood tests.
Acupuncture needles are sterile and are very fine, like the thread of a hair and are inserted into specific areas on the body. It’s safe, hygienic and very quick procedure.It is natural to feel anxious about having needles inserted into your body, but many people overcome anxiousness and enjoy the relaxing experience of acupuncture treatment.
Acupuncture is an ancient traditional medical system that is more than 5000 years old. The primary concept of acupuncture is to promote health and alleviate pain.
During acupuncutre treatments, fine sterile needles are inserted into specific pressure points on the body causing only a mild sensation. Such sensation is an important sign, as it elicits the production of various chemicals within the body, which in turn contribute to the healing process.
This non-surgical type of ancient treatment is a safe and effective method to rejuvenate your face and make your skin look younger naturally. Cosmetic acupuncutre applies the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine by stimulating energy (Qi) and blood. This technique will provide nourishment and support to every cell, muscle, tissue, and thus achieving a youtful, vibrant appreance, and overall rejuvenation.
Naturopahty is a complementary and alternative medicine based on the belief that the body has the ability to recover and maintain itself if given the right resources and the supportive enviornment.
When you book for an initial naturopathic consultation, your concerns will be addressed and treatment strategies will be implemented. A comprehensive questionnaire will be completed covering your past medical history, stress factors, eating habits, and any other factors which may be contributing to your current condition. Then a treatment strategy is tailored specifically to meet your needs.
This may include simples dietary changes, nutritional supplements or herbal medicine.