Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in the Illawarra
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine are some of the oldest healing techniques in the world and can be used to treat a wide range of health conditions. There are several experienced practitioners who offer acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in the Illawarra area.
What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture involves using extremely fine needles to stimulate ‘meridians’ within the body and increase the energy flow to certain parts of the body. Many people are hesitant to try acupuncture due to a fear of needles, but the needles used are actually so fine, that the patient rarely feels them at all while they are in the skin.
What can be treated with acupuncture?
Acupuncture can be used to treat:
– Digestive disorders
– Reproductive problems and gynecological issues
– musculoskeletal disorders
– mental health imbalances
and many more health problems.
What is Chinese Medicine?
Traditional Chinese Medicine (otherwise known as TCM) is as much focused on the prevention of ill health as it is on treating it. Individuals are examined and prescribed medicine according to their complete health profile in a holistic manner, rather than being treated for specific symptoms alone.
What can be treated with Traditional Chinese Medicine?
TCM is used for a variety of acute and chronic health conditions including pain, digestive disorders, infertility, neuropathy, joint issues, insomnia, stress and mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression. Traditional Chinese Medicine treats the patient from a holistic perspective and takes many lifestyle factors in to consideration.
If you are unsure of whether Traditional Chinese Medicine or Acupuncture are appropriate for your health condition, try contacting one of the Illawarra based practitioners below to discuss your personal circumstances.