Our Hong Kong registered acupuncturists determine each individual patient’s needs and then creates a customized plan, whilst being mindful of where Western medicine would be useful as well.
Cupping can be used in conjunction with acupuncture
Cupping is a part of the acupuncture ecosystem. Cupping feels like massage (only, in reverse!). By gently pulling the muscles and fascia upwards, it draws toxins to the surface of the skin where the immune system is better able to eliminate them.
The Science Behind Acupuncture
Acupuncture originated in China around 3,500 years ago and remains one of the oldest, most commonly used systems of healing in the world. These days, science can explain its effectiveness.
Connective tissue winds around the needles, increasing electrical conductivity
Doppler ultrasound shows that acupuncture increases blood flow and circulation.
MRI readings demonstrate that acupuncture prompts observable changes in the brain.
Thermal imaging reveals that acupuncture reduces inflammation.