Ten Facts you should know about Acupuncture

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.

If you want to know more about how acupuncture can help you, I offer free 20 minute consultations over the phone or in my practice. Contact me on 07778570891 or email me at oxfordacupuncture@gmail.com and we will arrange a convenient time.

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