Acupuncture is considered suitable for all ages including babies, children and the elderly. It can be very effective and is often integrated with conventional medicine. The treatment is widely considered to be beneficial for a range of symptoms resulting from illness, from clearly defined complaints or to improve general feelings of wellbeing and help with relaxation.
Many different celebrities are also acupuncture fans including gold medal winning Olympian Rebecca Adlington who found acupuncture to be beneficial for an ongoing shoulder injury.
Find out how the Olympic gold medal winner used traditional acupuncture to help with a shoulder injury by watching this British Acupuncture Council video below.