Acupuncture Treatments in Borehamwood & ElstreeIn addition to needling acupuncture points, a traditional acupuncture treatment may include other Chinese medicine techniqes such as:
Electro Acupuncture - stimulates the same points as acupuncture but the needles are then attached to a device that generates continuous electric pulses using small clips. It is especially useful for conditions such as in chronic pain syndromes.
Facial Acupuncture - is a totally natural, non-surgical facial alternative to invasive injections, fillers and chemical treatments. It increases blood circulation encourages oxygenation, detox and lymph drainage. This improves complexion, stimulates collagen and Increases cell regeneration filling out and smoothing lines and wrinkles.
Moxibustion - is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves the burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing. It brings heat to the body helping to ease pain and nourish.
Cupping - uses suction glass cups applied to the skin along the meridians of the body, creating suction as a way of stimulating the flow of energy. It increases blood flow aiding the healing process.
Gua Sha - vigorous rubbing of the skin to increase blood flow and clear stagnation of qi.
Heat Lamp - this infrared heat lamp improves microcirculation and promotes healing. Patients love how soothing and relaxing it makes them feel.