Wholebody Acupuncture

Acupuncture for Headaches & Migraines

Headaches and migraines affect millions of people across the UK and can vary from annoying to completely debilitating. Acupuncture treatment can help to manage the pain and reduce the occurrence of headaches by returning the body to balance.

Return your body to balance

Helping you towards a pain-free, clear mind

Headaches and migraines can express themselves in very different ways; the location of the pain, the type of pain (sharp, dull, achy, heavy, throbbing etc), timing, frequency, triggers, aggravating and relieving factors, associated symptoms (nausea, fatigue, vomiting etc) will all be experienced differently for each person.

TCM recognises that everybody has a unique constitution and consequently each 'type' of headache will be felt differently by each individual.

By understanding the individual manifestations of your headache, we can treat the symptoms and the root cause. Our ultimate aim is to stop your headaches all together and not just to manage the symptoms on a short-term basis.

There have been many trials into the effectiveness of acupuncture for headaches and migraine. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which advises the NHS on the treatment and care of patients, recommends acupuncture for chronic tension-type headaches and migraines. The British Acupuncture Council factsheet provides a summary of the research into acupuncture for headache and migraine and the Migraine Trust use acupuncture as a treatment option at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital.

Here to help

If you want to find out more about how Acupuncture can help you, please get in touch to discuss treatment options and appointment availability.

Acupuncture has helped a wide range of people become pain free and live happier lives.
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