Knee-Acupuncture-21-300x300Acupuncture in Sandhurst, Fleet and Yateley Thorpes Physiotherapy is pleased to offer acupuncture/dry needling therapy/treatment to the local community of Sandhurst, Yateley and Fleet. Acupuncture has been used through Chinese Medicine as far back as 4000 years ago. It is used to treat the person as a whole. It has been accepted within the NHS since 1984. Our Physiotherapists are trained in western acupuncture and feel it complements the conventional physiotherapy well. There is a huge volume of good quality evidence supporting the validity of acupuncture for the holistic management of the patient – not just pain control. EEG and blood test studies have shown effects relating to pain, immune and endocrine effects. How does Acupuncture work? Acupuncture is a form of treatment which involves needling to altered or dysfunctional tissues in order to improve or restore function. This may include needling of myofascial trigger points (over contractile muscle tissue), periosteum (lining of bone) and other soft tissues. The Thorpes Physiotherapy Acupuncture therapists utilise very fine sterilised needles in the practice of acupuncture, and relies on the stimulation of receptors in the target tissue for its therapeutic effect. Acupuncture is a very safe from of treatment and a large percentage of patients report improvement of symptoms the day of receiving acupuncture/dry needling treatment. Benefits Don’t you deserve the opportunity to feel healthier and happier with acupuncture provided at Thorpes Physiotherapy? Not only is acupuncture aimed at decreasing your pain from acute and chronic injuries, headaches, neck pain and low back pain, but you will feel lighter, have increased physical mobility and a greater awareness of your healthy body and immune system, and enjoy greater mental clarity. Below are just some of the common benefits of acupuncture experienced by patients of our Clinic:
  • Improve range of motion & joint flexibility.
  • Ease medication dependence.
  • Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
  • Improve the condition of the body
  • Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and improving nerve flow.
  • Reduce post surgery adhesions and swelling.
  • Reduce spasms and cramping.
  • Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
  • Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller.
Call 01276 37670 or email for an appointment


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