Medical acupuncture Southampton

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Medical Acupuncture is based on the Western approved anatomy and physiology of the body using hypodermic needles.

Indications for use is any manifestation of a musculoskeletal problem; muscular pain, tension and tightness, soft tissue stress and strain, trigger points and joint pain.

  • Low back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Tennis or Golfers elbow
  • Knee pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Headaches / Migraines
  • Cervicogenic tension headaches
  • Shoulder pain and Rotator Cuff tendinopathy
  • Hip pain
  • Muscular injury
  • Shin Splints
  • Achilles pain
  • Chronic Pain


Physiological Benefits include:

  • Localised pain reduction
  • Segmental spinal cord pain inhibition
  • Central nervous system effects via pain gate theory
  • Myofascial Trigger points = reduction of irritable tight nodules and painful areas in the body, most likely linked to patients pain and symptoms.


  • Infections
  • Fractures
  • Anti-coagulant medications
  • Anything affecting blood clotting abilities
  • Open wounds
  • DVT / circulation issues
  • Epilepsy
  • Pregnancy = <12 weeks and if unknown. Never apply needles to LSP area.
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