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Acupuncture in Chigwell | Ben Cohen Osteopathy

Acupuncture is a precise and effective approach employed by our skilled practitioners to address a variety of conditions. Here's a glimpse into how acupuncture can contribute to your overall well-being

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Muscle Pain and Tension

Dry needling involves the insertion of thin needles into trigger points within muscles, helping to release tension, improve blood flow, and reduce pain associated with muscle knots or tightness.

Chronic Pain Conditions 

Whether you're dealing with persistent back pain, neck pain, or other chronic musculoskeletal conditions, dry needling can be incorporated into your treatment plan to target specific areas contributing to discomfort.

Myofascial Pain Syndrome 

Dry needling is commonly utilized to address myofascial pain syndrome, a condition characterized by trigger points in the fascia, the connective tissue surrounding muscles.

Postural Issues

If your discomfort is related to poor posture or muscle imbalances, dry needling can be an adjunctive therapy to help address these issues and promote better alignment.

Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation

Athletes often turn to dry needling as part of their rehabilitation process. It can assist in addressing injuries, improving muscle function, and expediting the recovery of athletic performance.

Joint Pain and Stiffness 

Dry needling can be effective in relieving joint pain and stiffness by targeting the surrounding muscles and promoting relaxation and improved range of motion.

Headaches and Migraines 

For individuals experiencing tension headaches or migraines, dry needling may offer relief by targeting trigger points and promoting relaxation in the affected muscles.

Nerve-related Pain

Dry needling may help alleviate pain associated with nerve compression or irritation by targeting muscles and tissues contributing to the pressure on nerves.

Repetitive Strain Injuries

Individuals dealing with conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, or other repetitive strain injuries may find relief through targeted dry needling sessions.

General Relaxation and Well-being

Beyond addressing specific issues, many individuals find dry needling sessions to be relaxing and beneficial for overall well-being, as the technique promotes circulation and releases tension.

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