Western Medical acupuncture (dry needling) originally stemming from Chinese acupuncture uses fine needles to treat trigger points (muscular adhesions) within the body.
Dry needling has been proven to:
Cupping therapy is an alternative technique that uses suction from the cups to stimulate blood flow to the area.
Both techniques can be used to treat acute/chronic pain, sport specific conditions, postural/work related injuries and stress.
Katie (our sports/remedial massage therapist) offers both techniques as optional additions to her massage treatment to ensure a high level of rehabilitation for all of her clients.