Electro Acupuncture – Now available

This is an acupuncture technique where by a small electrical current is passed between needles which have been inserted in specific acupuncture points.

  • Each Electro current connects two selected points
  • The intensity and frequency of the voltage is adjusted manual
  • Developed in 1934 in China as an extension of hand manipulation to provide continuous stimulation during surgery
  • Widely used in TCM acupuncture due to its benefits and convenience.

Effectiveness of Electro Acupuncture

  • Effective at reducing chronic pain and muscle spasms
  • Beneficial to patient who do not respond well to normal acupuncture
  • Ensures continued adequate stimulation among points
  • Produces a stronger stimulation than manual acupuncture without damaging tissue
  • Effective for patients with chronic nociceptive pain

Carla Downton is a trained Medical Acupuncturist and can provide Electro Acupuncture for muscloskeletal conditions.