Acupuncture is an alternative medicine that has been used for many years. And with our needless acupuncture (or acupressure), you can now gain all the benefits of traditional acupuncture from the comfort of your own home.Show HealthPoint Kit
The history of acupuncture begins with its part in Chinese medicine. It is one of the oldest practices in Chinese medicine. The first documentation is from 100 B.C.
This alternative, or complementary, medicine traditionally takes the form of needles being inserted into the body, for preventative or therapeutic purposes. Various acupuncture points are used to treat a variety of ailments.
In the UK, acupuncture is used in many NHS GP practices and in many hospices and pain clinics.
In traditional Chinese Medicine, it is believed that a life force, Qi, flows through the body. Acupuncture is used to free the flow of this Qi, to restore health to the body. When Qi is unable to flow properly, illness is caused.
According to the NHS, in Western society, acupuncture is seen to stimulate sensory nerves under the skin and in muscles. The result is that the body releases pain-relieving endorphins and other natural chemicals.
Acupuncture without needles is also an option, especially for those with a fear of needles or children. Needless acupuncture can be just as effective as traditional needles, as it still stimulates specific points to encourage the body to release natural chemicals. This is also a great way to receive the benefits of acupuncture at home.
Acupuncture is believed to have a number of benefits. It is mainly used to treat chronic pain, but it may also help with:
Acupressure can help and be just as effective as traditional acupuncture against various issues. With our needless acupuncture range, you can have all the benefits of acupuncture from the comfort of your own home.