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How to Use Moxa Cones for Moxibustion (and Why)

moxa cones

Moxa cones are easy tools for moxibustion practices and come in a few different types. These little cones can be used in conjunction with acupuncture needles or directly on the skin and can free you up to do other things while your patient is relaxing. Read on to find out more about moxa cones and why they’re essential for every moxibustion practice.

5 Things to Consider When Buying Acupuncture Needles

Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years and varies depending on style, country and application. As a result, there are more types of acupuncture needles than you can shake a stick of moxa at. The moment you think you’ve narrowed down the needles you need, another variable crops up. 

Don’t worry, we’re here to clear up the confusion with 5 tips on what to think about when you’re choosing acupuncture needles. 

Laser and TENS Acupuncture 10: Non-invasive options

By offering a non-invasive form of acupuncture, such as TENS, you can make acupuncture treatment accessible to a much wider range of people. Not sure what we’re talking about? In this blog, we’ll be looking at TENS and laser stimulation in an acupuncture context. 

H is for Heat Therapy: understanding thermotherapy and its uses

Temperature can play a huge role in rehabilitation and pain reduction whether it’s by cooling or heating the affected area. Heat therapy – also known as thermotherapy and cryotherapy – is an excellent service to offer for physiotherapists, acupuncturists and masseuses. Physical therapy professionals are well placed to study heat therapy and bring it into […]