Acupuncture is an aspect of traditional Chinese medicine, it’s used to channel the energy force of the body which is referred to as ‘chi’. It is believed that when the body presents with pain, there is a blockage on one of the bodies 12 bilateral meridians which chi flows from.
Acupuncture for sports injuries or dry needling can be used alone or with greater effect in combination with deep tissue sports massage giving the most effective treatment within the time given.
Acupuncture for sports injuries can be used the majority of the time in most cases with great outcomes but there are a few cases in which it is inappropriate.
Contra-indication or cautions:
EFFECTS OF ACUPUNCTURE
Acupuncture or dry needling involves the insertion of fine acupuncture needles into trigger points, meridians of the body or tight bands of muscles that are holding tension.
Post treatment you should feel no pain afterwards but in some cases it can leave you feeling tired, slightly light headed or drowsy for the next 24 hour so please have this in mind.