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Acupuncture: specialties

Techniques that we offer

Acupuncture

Puncture with one or more needles performed on different parts of the body to relieve pain and alleviate the symptoms of some diseases. This is the best-known technique.

It is not covered by public health

Moxibustion

This technique consists of using heat sources to stimulate points of the body located by traditional Chinese medicine.

It is not covered by public health

Electrostimulation

Treatment in which a small vibration is applied to the needles to increase the intensity of the therapy.

It is not covered by public health

Acupressure

A technique consisting of applying pressure with the fingertips to specific points located by traditional Chinese medicine.

It is not covered by public health

Tuina massage

This is based on the compression of the meridians, the energy channels studied by acupuncture. Relieves muscle and joint pains.

It is not covered by public health

Suction cup therapy

Application of suction cups (usually on the back) over which a vacuum is created. Aspiration can relieve pain and discomfort.

It is not covered by public health

Auriculotherapy

This consists of stimulating only points of the auricular pavilion through the use of magnetic spheres in patches or microneedles.

It is not covered by public health

Acupuncture for children and adults

  • Pain treatment. It can alleviate discomfort related to trauma and rheumatic diseases such as low back pain, cervical problems or carpal tunnel syndrome. At times it is effective in soothing headaches or migraines.
  • Digestive problems. Treatment of gastritis, heartburn, ulcers, constipation, colitis, diarrhoea and irritable bowel.
  • Respiratory diseases. It can relieve the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, common cold, rhinitis or sinusitis.
  • Skin conditions. In some cases it improves the problems caused by dermatitis or eczema, psoriasis and herpes zoster.
  • Stress, insomnia and anxiety. Reduces the effects of these conditions on the patient's health.
  • Chronic diseases. It can relieve pain and be complementary therapy to combat the symptoms of some diseases.

Women's health

  • Fertility. Traditional Chinese medicine can help you become pregnant when experiencing difficulties and treat certain reproductive health problems.
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Disorders of the menstrual cycle, dysmenorrhoea or pain during menstruation, ovarian or breast conditions and symptoms associated with menopause.
  • Symptoms related to gestation. It may reduce first-trimester nausea and vomiting, pelvic and low back pain and heartburn or insomnia.
  • Turning a baby in breech position. Moxibustion may be used to treat pregnant women whose fetus is in breech position in the last weeks of pregnancy. The objective is to attempt to correct the position of the child prior to birth in cases where there is no risk.
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