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This powerful method is currently revolutionising the way Physiotherapists prevent and rehabilitate injuries. Clinical Pilates is a system of exercises that integrates the traditional Pilates Method with modern research into musculoskeletal dysfunction.


Reduced Inflammation

Acupuncture has been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects, which can be beneficial for a wide range of conditions. Here are some ways in which acupuncture may help to reduce inflammation:

  1. Modulates the immune system: Acupuncture has been shown to modulate the immune system, which can help to reduce inflammation. Acupuncture can stimulate the release of anti-inflammatory cytokines, such as interleukin-10, and decrease the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines, such as interleukin-1 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha.
  2. Regulates the nervous system: Acupuncture can regulate the nervous system, which can help to reduce inflammation. Acupuncture can stimulate the release of neurotransmitters, such as serotonin and dopamine, which can have anti-inflammatory effects.
  3. Increases circulation: Acupuncture can increase circulation in the body, which can help to reduce inflammation. Improved circulation can help to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the affected area, promoting healing and reducing inflammation.
  4. Promotes relaxation: Acupuncture can promote relaxation, which can help to reduce inflammation. Stress and anxiety can contribute to inflammation, and acupuncture can help to reduce stress and promote feelings of relaxation and well-being.
  5. Improves tissue healing: Acupuncture can improve tissue healing, which can help to reduce inflammation. Acupuncture can stimulate the production of collagen, which is important for tissue healing, and promote the formation of new blood vessels, which can improve circulation and promote healing.

It's important to note that while acupuncture may be beneficial for reducing inflammation, it should not be used as a replacement for medical treatment. It's important to consult with a qualified acupuncturist and your healthcare provider before trying acupuncture as a complementary therapy for inflammation.