Acupuncture in Markham

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Acupuncture in Markham

Acupuncture in Markham 

Acupuncture is a method used to relieve and alleviate various types of symptomatic conditions and diseases acupuncture physiotherapy markhaminvolving the insertion of very thin needles into the body at specific points, also known as “acupoints;” spots on the body where stimulation of nerves, muscles and connective tissues can be reached. Originating from China, acupuncture has been used for many years and has evolved in the healthcare system around the world.What is Acupuncture? What you need to know

Many patients seek acupuncture, most commonly, to treat pain, alleviate nausea/vomiting caused by chemotherapy or post-operative discomforts.  When performing acupuncture a particular technique is used by inserting the needles into the “acupoints” to help balance the flow of energy (Qi) throughout the body.

Evidently enough, acupuncture cannot be performed by just anyone.  Be sure that your healthcare provider, whether he or she is a physiotherapist, registered nurse, chiropractor or naturopathic doctor, has the proper training and certification before beginning your treatments.

What does Acupuncture Treat?

Acupuncture is used to treat more or one of the following conditions:

  • Tennis Elbowacupuncture in markham
  • Migraines
  • Headaches
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Back pain
  • Nausea/vomiting caused by chemotherapy

Consider acupuncture if you are experiencing any of the above listed symptoms and speak to your registered physiotherapist, who is certified and trained in acupuncture treatment to see if acupuncture will benefit you.

What to Expect During & After your Visit…

During your acupuncture treatment you will feel very little discomfort when the needles are inserted.  They are usually left inserted for approximately 10-20 minutes and your treating practitioner will manipulate the needles by either moving or twirling them or place heat or mild electrical pulses to the needles.  When the needles are removed there is usually no sensation of discomfort.  You will, however, feel relaxed and/or energized after your treatment.

Visit Access Rehab for Physiotherapy in Markham to speak to a registered physiotherapist, trained and credited in acupuncture for a brief consultation.  It is definitely worth a try!

“Where there is no movement there is pain. Where there is movement there is no pain.”
-Traditional Chinese Saying

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