Benefits of Acupuncture Treatment

Considered a broad and diverse treatment. The following pages provide further information on the Benefits of Acupuncture Treatment and the different styles practised by Lucy Clarke. The pages explain how it works in the body to treat pain, promote healing and the other benefits of acupuncture treatment. You can also read about research studies and how and why it works.

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Acupuncture patient with needles in shoulder to treat shoulder pain

What is Acupuncture?

Find out more and how it is evolving. You can see what the needles are like and watch videos describing what it feels like. Find out from my patients about how many needles I use and where they are placed.

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How does it work?

Find out how it works in the human body and the mechanisms involved in repair and healing. Information here explains how it effects pain sensors, blood circulation, fascia, muscles and organs.

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Can it help me?

Learn about treatments and how it supports a variety of conditions ranging from Musculoskeletal conditions involving pain and discomfort to support with named medical conditions. I work with patients during specific phases in life and also alongside conventional medical treatments. These are just some of the benefits of acupuncture.

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Learn about the history of Acupuncture and where it originated, and the system of medicine it is rooted in. Read how this ancient, traditional medicine was modernised and integrated into modern acupuncture treatment.

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Find links to research organisations; both Chinese and Western Medicine. The evidence base for why and how it works is well established and these links will take you to research on the many different conditions that can be treated and supported.

Acupuncture patient with needles in shoulder to treat shoulder pain

What happens during Acupuncture treatment?

Find out more about what happens during Acupuncture treatment. This easy to follow 4-step diagram demonstrates the different stages involved in Acupuncture when you are working with me.

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