Generally speaking, Acupuncture do not hurt, while different people reaction may vary. Some people may feel a slight pinch when needles are inserted, others may barely feel anything. There are some certain sensations associated with the therapeutic effects of Acupuncture treatment, you may experience through your treatment, which include heaviness, numbness, tingling, distention, slight cramping, warmth, coolness, or electric sensation traveling along a meridian.
Acupuncture is a safe and useful treatment when is performed by a qualified and skilled practitioner. All our practitioners are national registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA), and related professional associations, such as AACMA, ATMS,ANTA,CMASA. And all Acupuncture needles are pre-sterilized, individually packaged, and disposable. The common adverse effects of Acupuncture treatment include bruising, minor bleeding, soreness or minor pain, nausea or dizziness.
Although both modalities involve needles insertion at specific points in the body, while there are vast differences. Acupuncturists study for a minimum of 4 years bachelor’s degree and are registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA). Acupuncture follows a holistic approach by balancing body, mind and spirit while dry needling only takes couple days training and focuses only on the affected muscle areas.
Acupuncture takes a holistic approach by addressing the underlying cause of the condition, as well as the symptoms, which not only focuses on drug-free pain relief but also can be effective in the management of a number of acute and chronic ailments. Moreover, Acupuncture balances body, mind and emotions, and assists in the maintenance of general well-being.
Wear loose clothes and have a light meal (Avoid dehydration and starving)
The frequency of treatment depends on patient’s medical condition. To maintain the treatment effect, we normally recommend our patients to take treatments one to two times per week for the first months.
There are more than 450 substances commonly used in Chinese herbal medicine. Most of herbal medicine are plants, and some animal and mineral substances are also included. Your Chinese herbal medicine practitioner will prescribe herbal formula according to your conditions. If you have no time to cook the herbal broth, we can offer herbal tablets or herbal granules.
Traditional Chinese medicine is a safe and useful treatment when is performed by a qualified and skilled practitioner. All our practitioners are national registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA), and related professional associations, such as AACMA,ATMS,ANTA,CMASA. And all our herbal medicine is ordered from qualified supplier. The common adverse effect of taking Chinese medicine includes nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. if you experience above symptoms, please seek advice from your Chinese Medicine Health Practitioner.