The British Acupuncture Council has produced Fact Sheets to provide information about various conditions that acupuncture may be able to help with. This information is made public and you will find the list below.
1 – Acupuncture has been practised for over 5000 years and is one of the oldest forms of medicine.
2 – Acupuncture is a holistic therapy in which the whole person is looked at, not just the illness or condition.
3 – It takes at least three and a half years to qualify as a traditional acupuncturist.
4 – Acupuncture is one the most commonly used Complementary and Alternative Medicine therapies in Europe.
5 – Acupuncture is not just for treating pain; it can help with many conditions, acute and chronic.
6 – Studies have shown that acupuncture points have significantly more electrical conductivity than areas of skin without acupuncture points.
7 – Acupuncture needles are as thin as a hair and are not hollow.
8 – Acupuncture needles are pre-packaged, sterilised and single use.
9 – Acupuncture is one of the safest medical treatments, both conventional and complementary, on offer in the UK.
10 – Acupuncture has virtually no unpleasant side-effects.
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