All pain experiences are normal and this unpleasant response is what your brain perceives to be a threatening situation. Even if damage has occurred within tissues it won’t hurt if your brain thinks you are not in danger. Pain is an output from the unconscious to the conscious mind in order to change our thoughts and behaviour; an innate protection mechanism, which can dominate with chronic conditions.
Research into the use of acupuncture for pain relief has been increasing for many years and has now been accepted for its therapeutic effects, most recently being recognised within the latest NICE guidelines for low back pain.
Our Sports Physicians and all Physiotherapists are fully qualified in acupuncture and regularly use it as part of their treatment regimes.
Accupuncture is offered at: