Treatment for Digestive Issues
If you are suffering from digestive issues, when you come into our clinic we will analyse your health holistically and come up with a Chinese Medicine Diagnosis so we can get to the cause of the issue.
Acupuncture has been shown through research studies to be beneficial in treating digestive conditions such as:
You may be suffering from any of the following:
During the first consultation and treatment, the Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner/Acupuncturist will ask a series of questions about your health history and current signs and symptoms as well as take your tongue and pulse to get a view of your as a whole and to determine the state of your internal organs. We want to get to the root cause of your problem.
Acupuncture needles are then inserted into various parts of the body. It is surprising how points in the hands and feet treat digestion – some abdominal points may be used. According to Chinese Medicine, the stomach, spleen and liver play a major role in digestion so acupuncture points are often used on these channels.
Your digestive issues may be due to stress and anxiety or an underlying emotional issue, in which Case, sedating points on the heart and pericardium channel are also used. Whatever the case, and individual treatment plan will be made just for you. We will talk to you also about combining Chinese herbs and nutritional supplements with the treatment.