Backpro Integrated Health Clinic UNIQUELY provides various acupuncture delivering methods.

1) Western Medical Acupuncture (WMA)

WMA utilizes an adaptation of Chinese acupuncture but employs the most contemporary knowledge of evidence based medicine involving anatomy, physiology, pathology and kinesiology.

Acupuncture into targeted anatomical structures exerts neurophysiological therapeutic effects by stimulating the nervous system which in turn result in releasing neuropeptides (calcitonin gene related peptide), increasing local blood flow, spinal cord and brain effects by releasing opioid peptides and serotonin (pain and stress relieving neurotransmitters).

2) Traditional Medical Acupuncture (TCM or TKM)

Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles into specific 670 points of the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect, regulating the body energy through the specific meridians which correspond to the major organ system.

3) Dry needling

Dry needling involves performing up and down manipulation of acupuncture needles to provoke twitch response of muscles in sore points (often referred to trigger points). Identification of “contraction knot” within taut muscle is the key for the successful dry needling and our experienced practitioners are specialized in palpation of contraction knot.

4) Dr. Tan’s balance method

Dr.Tan’s acupuncture is a unique style of acupuncture as it uses a system of mirrors and images. Needles are placed distant from the problem area and you will obtain instant results. Dr.Tan’s method is very effective not only for musculoskeletal problems but also internal organ issues such as digestive problems and gynaecological matters. This technique has been recognized world wide and has helped thousands people with a variety of conditions.

5) Dr. Zhu’s scalp acupuncture

Dr.Zhu’s scalp acupuncture is a fairly modern style of acupuncture based on Anatomy & Physiology. Very short and fine needles are put on the scalp so it is almost painless and is convenient for the patients to receive the treatment. This method has been used for many health disorders including internal and external issues but it’s been proven to be effective especially for stroke.

6) Doosol Medical Acupuncture (DMA)

Doosol Medical Acupuncture (DMA) approaches differently from the traditional style of acupuncture based on the theory of body balance and centre of axis. The main principle of DMA is that activating the nervous system and the circulatory system by balancing out the posture to heal and prevent the diseases.

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