Acupuncture has been used in 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. Rodger has trained in both western and traditional acupuncture and feels it complements 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. In accordance with our regulatory body, we use only single-use, extremely fine, sterile, disposable needles.
Salil Das is also trained to use western acupuncture dry needling/Trigger point acupuncture as part of their physiotherapy modalities.