Are you one of those people that hate needles but have still wanted to try acupuncture? Try laser acupuncture – a form of acupuncture that works in the same way as traditional acupuncture but without using any needles at all.
In acupuncture, there are different points that relate to the flow of energy in the body. This energy is called “qi” and the energy pathways themselves are often called “meridians”. If there is a disruption in the flow of qi through the meridians, disease or ill health may occur. Acupuncture is used to correct the flow.
Laser acupuncture has been used for years in Europe and Canada and is now available in Australia. It is a modern take on a treatment that is more than 2000 years old. The laser is used to focus energy on traditional acupuncture points in order to give the patient a non-invasive treatment with no pain at all. It is exactly the same as normal acupuncture but the laser is used to stimulate the energy points instead of needles.
Due to its similarities with traditional acupuncture, laser acupuncture can be used to treat all of the same conditions that normal acupuncture would treat. However, it is particularly good for the following: