cosmetic acupuncture

How does acupuncture micro-needling stimulate collagen and reduce wrinkles?

Facial acupuncture using micro-needles can stimulate collagen production and reduce facial wrinkles. But how? The needles stimulate the body’s immune system and wound-healing mechanisms. As the acupuncture micro-needles penetrate the skin this causes micro-wounds and triggers an inflammatory reaction that begins a cascade of subsequent reactions. The skin’s nerve receptors and defence mechanisms sense these…

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frozen shoulder

Frozen Shoulder (aka Adhesive Capsulitis)

Frozen Shoulder (aka Adhesive Capsulitis) Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a painful condition typically characterised by pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint. While the triggers which cause this debilitating inflammatory condition remain uncertain, its characteristic pain and stiffness can make simple daily tasks such as dressing, using a hair dryer, changing…

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