Traditional acupuncture forms a part of traditional Chinese medicine in which the basis of diagnosis and treatment is that the mind and body should be in perfect balance. Originating in China and other far Eastern cultures, this ancient system of healing has developed over 2,500 years and today is widely used and accepted all over the world.
Traditional acupuncture is a gentle and effective treatment that focuses on helping the whole person, aiming to improve their entire health and wellbeing.
Acupuncture is often used to treat many musculoskeletal conditions (of the bones and muscles) and pain conditions, including: chronic pain, joint pain, dental pain, postoperative pain.
Reflexology is a form of complementary' medicine and involves a method of treatment using massage to reflex areas found in the feet and the hands. Most commonly, the feet are used as the areas to be treated.
In the feet, there are reflex areas corresponding to all the parts of the body and these areas are arranged in such a way as to form a map of the body in the feet with the right foot corresponding to the right side of the body and the left foot corresponding to the left side of the body.
The method has been used for several thousands of years and is known to have been practised in a similar manner by the Chinese and the Egyptians.