The rise of acupuncture
Acupuncture treatments are on the rise in the UK. It was once considered a quirky kind of alternative therapy. But now, it is growing in recognition.
It is very well researched. In fact, it is probably the most research form of complementary therapy there is.
And the number of people receiving acupuncture treatments may well surprise you. Even a decade ago, there were as many as 4 million individual sessions a year.
There is growing confidence in its effectiveness. And research has shown repeatedly that there are no long term side effects. So, more and more people are giving it a go.
But what treatments is it effective for? Let’s take a look.