Traditional acupuncture treats the whole person. It is well known for pain relief and is used for much more as well. This includes a wide range of physical problems and also emotional or mental health issues. Acupuncture has a lot of research evidence to support its use for a wide range of conditions.

Melvin’s acupuncture treatments are based on Chinese medicine principles that have been researched and refined for over 2000 years. Acupuncture regulates the flow of qi around the body through pathways called meridians. In recent years medical scientists have discovered myofascial pathways that follow the meridians recorded by the early acupuncturists. The concept of qi itself may overlap with developing knowledge of how cells in the body communicate.