What is electro-acupuncture?

Electro-acupuncture is very similar to traditional acupuncture with the addition of a gentle current running through the needles a bit like that of a TENS machine. The sensation of electro-acupuncture is similar to the sensations of traditional acupuncture however a pulsing sensation will remain constant throughout your treatment. Most people find that once they adjust to the sensation it is quite a comforting sensation.

What is electro-acupuncture used for?

Your acupuncturist will carefully select when electro-acupuncture is most likely to benefit you and which acupuncture points it will be most effective on. Electro-acupuncture has been the subject of many research studies with positive effects found for relieving symptoms of conditions such as functional constipationknee osteoarthritis and primary dysmenorrhoea (period pain).

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