Acupuncture is an alternative ancient Chinese treatment method in which the practitioner inserts special needles in specific points of the body which are called “meridians”, aiming to activate and improve a specific flow of energy in the organism which is called “qi”.
When is Acupuncture used?
Acupuncture can be applied successfully for a wide range of diseases and problems, aiming to reduce pain, inflammation and accelerate the healing of injured tissues.
Is acupuncture used as a single treatment or in combination with another treatment?
Acupuncture can be used as a single treatment, but in our physiotherapy center, acupuncture is always used in combination with other techniques and treatments depending on the problem of each patient for quicker results.
Is acupuncture risky?
No, acupuncture is absolutely safe when applied by experienced practitioners. It has very few contraindications such as oedemas, open wounds, small tumors.