Acupuncture for migraine, headache, pain treatment at Marlborough House Therapy Centre

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Acupuncture for migraine, headache, pain treatment at Marlborough House Therapy Centre

0:05 Hi I’m John Parry registered osteopath and acupuncturist practicing at Marlborough House. Today I’ll be discussing how acupuncture can be helpful for the short term pain relief and prevention of migraines.

So what causes migraines, there are many triggers for migraines including emotional physical dietary environmental and even medicinal factors, but the exact cause isn’t really fully understood however it is thought to begin with a allergic disturbance within the cerebral which affects blood vessels biochemistry and certain pay mediators within the head.

When you first visit to see as a full case history will be taken to assist in identifying the characteristics nature and triggers of your headache this will be followed by a thorough examination to assist in formulating a treatment plan. As acupuncturist this includes diagnosis and pulse diagnosis we may also palpate for any muscular tension a postural involvement acupuncture points are then carefully selected according to each individual case.

Common points used are the forearm lower legs and more local points on the head or neck depending on your symptoms there have now been many controlled trials for acupuncture for migraine with positive results and conclusive results that acupuncture can help and the management a migraine in fact NICE guidelines 2012 now recommend acupuncture as a former treatments in the management of migraines.

If you’re suffering with migraines or tension headaches, and would like to know more on how acupuncture can help please feel free to visit us for a free chat if you like these videos please subscribe to our channel, or LIKE us.

Marlborough House – 1 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH
Tel. 01823 272227 | Email: contact@mh-tc.com
www.mh-tc.com

Acupuncture for migraine, headache, pain treatment at Marlborough House Therapy Centre