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  • What is Acupuncture?


Acupuncture - Dry needling utilises a solid, filament needle and relies on the stimulation of specific reactions in the target tissue for its therapeutic effect.

  • What is the aim of Acupuncture?

Acupuncture - Dry needling involves multiple advances of a filament needle  into the muscle in the region of a "Trigger Point". The aim of Dry Needling is to achieve  a local twitch response to release muscle tension and pain.

  • What does acupuncture actually do?

Acupuncture points are believed to stimulate the central nervous system. This, in turn, releases chemicals into the muscles, spinal cord, and brain. These biochemicals changes may stimulate the body's natural healing abilities and promote physical and emotional well-being.

  • Is Acupuncture effective?


Acupuncture Dry needling is an effective treatment for chronic pain of neuropathic origin with very few side effects. This technique is unequalled in finding and eliminating neuromuscular dysfunction that leads to pain and functional deficits.

  • What does acupuncture do to your face (facial acupuncture)?

Facial acupuncture boasts a wide range of benefits, including a reduction in acne and fine lines, as well as an improvement in overall skin texture. If you're looking for a powerful anti-aging treatment with minimal side effects, facial acupuncture may be the perfect solution.

For more information on how ACUPUNCTURE can help treat musculoskeletal injuries, or to book an appointment, please contact us via email at or call us on 07450 797375. Physio Pattern is a Leading Physiotherapy clinic in Manchester city centre.

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