Traditional Chinese Acupuncture – How Does Dry Needling Differ From Acupuncture?

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At The Regency Clinic, you can now receive Traditional Chinese Acupuncture with our experienced Oriental Therapist, Maxine Bocock. You may have received dry-needling as part of your treatment with a physiotherapist, chiropractor or other therapist.   This can be misinterpreted as acupuncture, but in fact it is very different to traditional acupuncture. So what’s the difference? If you are thinking acupuncture’s …

Dry Needling & Manual Therapy

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By Massage Therapist, Matt Wagstaff The origin of acupuncture derives from eastern traditional Chinese medicine suggested to go back some 3,000 years to its origin. Dry needling or medical acupuncture, as it’s sometimes referred is a derivative of the traditional Chinese acupuncture, though its foundation of use often follows slightly different theories and pathways. Within Chinese medicine, acupuncture is aimed …