Laser acupuncture is a modern method of delivery of acupuncture based on methods used in training in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). Instead of inserting a needle into the body, a laser is used to stimulate energy flow and treat painful areas on the body.
As there is no skin penetration it is suitable for people who are needle phobic, children and the elderly. As there are no needles, patients can usually get up after a short rest and continue their day.
Laser acupuncture is useful for the treatment of
- Anxiety & depression
- Gastro intestinal problems. e.g. liver problems
- Immune boosting and support
- Musculoskeletal pain Cold sores, shingles, mouth ulcers and any dangerous points where needles may not be able to be inserted
Laser acupuncture is useful for any condition associated with pain, stress management, sleep disorders, allergies, bowel problems, skin problems, acute and chronic infections, arthritis of any type, headaches, migraines and back pain. Medicare gives rebates for doctors performing acupuncture using laser.