Migraines, Chronic Tension Headaches and Acupuncture

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Is traditional acupuncture effective for chronic tension headaches and migraines? As countless traditional acupuncturists can testify, chronic tension headaches and migraines are two of the most common conditions seen in clinic. This is probably not surprising as the World Health Organisation cite headaches as being the most common neurological condition. Experience shows that in many cases acupuncture certainly can be … Read More

Have you tried Moxibustion therapy yet?

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Moxibustion therapy

Here at Eight Branches Acupuncture Lincoln, moxibustion therapy is a treatment option occasionally used alongside traditional acupuncture. What is moxibustion therapy? In common with acupuncture, moxibustion has a history dating back thousands of years. It involves the burning of the herb, usually mugwort, and is known as moxa. A heat lamp can often provide a similar effect, although the benefit … Read More