Initially patients ask for cosmetic acupuncture as they like to look their best. Characteristically, after about seven treatments they start to feel better on the inside and note that there is something far more profound in treatment than wanting to improve their appearance. They very often say that that they feel relaxed and revitalized after a treatment. A course of between 10-12 weekly treatments is recommended followed by regular monthly top ups to prolong any effect for five to ten years.
It does not aim to replace surgery as it cannot reshape bone but it is a natural alternative to enhance wellbeing.
Needles are inserted below the knees and elbows, as well as targeted areas on the face and neck. They are left in for around 15-20 minutes. This is then followed by a Tui-Na facial massage.
If you are interested in a course of treatment then please consult Sharon and she can advise you of a treatment plan according to your areas of concern.