*Please Read Carefully:
TCM is a natural therapy which originated in China over 4,500 years ago and which has proved beneficial in the treatment of a wide range of disorders.
What happens during treatment?
Acupuncture session , high quality, sterile, single-use needles are inserted into specific points of the body. The points needled will be determined after a detailed consultation with your practitioner and will be dictated by the individual needs of patients. According to individual requirement, the needles will be left in place for some minutes (normally 30 mins). During this time you should keep still and relax to let the therapy take maximum effect.
Acupressure session (medical massage ) : for some medical conditions, on top of acupuncture, we also need provide acupressure to optimize the effect, it will involve gentle/deep medical massage, manipulation with special techniques when in needed.
Tailor-Made Herbs: Top quality herbs used, GMP certified, to be prescribed by our qualified practitioner.
Does acupuncture have side effects?
Acupuncture is a procedure with few side effects; however, as with any other effective therapy, side effects may occur from time to time, although research has shown severe complications are highly unlikely.
* You need to be aware the below symptoms although it rarely happens:
- Drowsiness occurs after treatment in a small number of patients and, if affected, you are advised not to drive;
- Minor bleeding or bruising occurs after acupuncture;
- Pain during treatment occurs;
- Symptoms can get worse before it gets better (minority); it is temporary and is generally followed by an overall improvement of symptoms;
- Fainting can occur in certain patients, particularly at the first treatment cause of the nervousness.
* Is there anything your practitioner needs to know?
Apart from the usual medical details, it is important that you let your practitioner know:
- If you have ever experienced a fit, faint or funny turn;
- If you have a pacemaker or any other electrical implants;
- If you have a bleeding disorder;
- If you are taking anti-coagulants or any other medication;
- If you have any allergies;
- If you have damaged heart valves or any other particular risk of infection