Premier County Sports Medicine and Chartered Physiotherapy Clinics are now delighted to offer our clients Acupuncture, for the treatment of musculoskeletal problems and pain.
What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an accident Chinese treatment used to help stimulate the body’s own natural healing and repair mechanisms. Acupuncture involves the stimulation of acu-points, located on meridian energy challenges all around the body. Acupuncture is different from a more common technique called deep dry needling which is used to treat main originating from myofascial trigger points. Today, acupuncture is used to complement physiotherapy practice and can be very effective when combined with other treatment approaches such as manual therapy, exercise rehabilitation and electrotherapy.
What can acupuncture treat?
In physiotherapy, acupuncture is mainly used to treat pain originating from muscles or joints. Examples of conditions commonly treated are:
- Shoulder and knee pain
- Repetitive strain injuries
- Acute injuries
- Chronic back or neck pain
- Pain resulting from poor posture
If you would like to make further enquirers or book an appointment, please contact our clinics (Thurles and Templemore) on (050426090)