The word acupuncture is derived from the Latin words "acus" (needle) and "punctura" (puncture) meaning "to puncture with a needle". Acupuncture is an ancient form of Chinese medicine involving the insertion of very fine needles at specific points in the body, with minimal to no discomfort, in an effort to elicit natural healing mechanisms and induce reflex neuromodulatory responses (sensory, motor, or autonomic) for the therapeutic effect of treating pain, dysfunction and/or disregulation. Acupuncture is used to encourage natural healing, improve mood and energy, reduce or relieve pain and improve function of affected areas of the body. It is safe and effective and is often successfully used as an alternative to medications or as an adjunct therapy in combination with physical rehabilitation therapy.
Body Mechanics London Logo © Body Mechanics
Site Disclaimer

The information contained on this site is provided for educational and informational purposes only, and is not intended to replace discussions with your Primary Health Care Provider. You should always seek the advice of a Physician or other Health Care Professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Physio Forum Site! If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services number immediately.

While Body Mechanics Physiotherapy will use its best endeavors to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information contained on this website, we cannot guarantee this and accept no liability for any errors or omissions and will not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from the use of information/materials provided.