Acupuncture benefits

Patients seek acupuncture treatment for many different reasons. Some look for relief from specific ailments. Others use acupuncture to improve or maintain their general health, increase energy levels and boost their immune system. Often patients who seek help with minor ailments are surprised how much better they feel generally after a course of treatment.

Healing mind, body and spirit

After your treatment the first thing you are likely to notice is that your general health improves. You will find that you sleep better, feel more relaxed and more at ease within yourself, and have more energy. Every aspect of your being is affected by acupuncture, and as your body’s natural balance is restored, you can expect improvements not only in your physical, but also in your mental and emotional state.

The tables below describe some of the benefits that patients typically experience, and also some of the ailments and conditions that respond particularly well to acupuncture. They are not exhaustive lists – just a selection of some of the more common types.

Acupuncture benefits
Acupuncture helps to:
increase energy levels
relieve stress-related anxiety and tension
ease aches and pains
boost the immune system
induce deep relaxation
aid convalescence
restore energy after childbirth
Heal injuries
enhance an overall sense of well-being
Ailments and conditions
The following have all been found to respond well to acupuncture:
Asthma and other lung complaints
Insomnia
Back pain
Digestive disorders
Menstrual and menopausal problems
Infertility
Migraines and headaches
Neuralgia
Depression
Rheumatism
Skin complaints
Sports injuries