June 29, 2014
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Acupuncture is among the oldest healing practices in the world. As part of traditional Asian medicine, acupuncture aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body.
At the OICC, we offer Japanese acupuncture treatments with thin needles which employ shallower insertions than Chinese acupuncture.
What to expect with acupuncture
Acupuncture treatments last from 30 to 60 minutes and may occur once or twice a week depending on an individual’s symptoms. Acupuncture helps cancer patients cope with nausea and pain, and supports the body’s immune system. Most patients find that treatments are relaxing and revitalising. Often, they are not even aware that needles have been inserted. Immediate relief of symptoms often occurs and many of our patients find a reduction in side effects of conventional treatments.