Acupuncture - it's not just needles!
Many people are fearful of trying acupuncture because of the whole "needles thing"...
I've had further training in gentle needle techniques, and have experience of working with patients who can't have needles inserted, whether because of anxiety or for medical reasons. However, like many acupuncturists, I've also had extensive training in using non needle techniques. As my current patients will testify, I'm keen on using a whole mixture of treatment styles - whatever works!
This blog from the British Acupuncture Council gives a good summary of the options beyond needles:
And to find out more about all the treatment techniques that I use, click here!