Medical Acupuncture
Dry Needle Therapy

Every body needs a little TLC

Medical Acupuncture, Dry Needling & Trigger Point Therapy for effective pain relief

Medical Acupuncture

Dry Needling supplies a fast and effective route to pain relief, using fine needles inserted into trigger points in muscles. Relaxing these trigger points can release long-held pain.
Because of their exact anatomical location on nerve pathways.

Where Western science meets Eastern tradition….

Dry Needling is an effective way to eliminate trigger points in taut muscle bands found in many acute and chronic injuries or pain syndromes. It is also used to stimulate healing in chronic tendon problems such as Achilles tendonitis and tennis elbow. In the case of trigger point treatment, needles are inserted directly into the muscle trigger points. These are over-active areas of muscle and fascia, a tough connective tissue that wraps around most of the structure of the human body.

Typically the needle is inserted into the taut band within the muscle until “twitch response” is achieved. Often a number of twitches are achieved within a session. There is then a reflex relaxation and lengthening of the muscle and trigger point. Most of the muscles on our body have a pain referral pattern, for example pain experienced in the front of the upper arm, shoulder and between your shoulder blades may not be the source of your pain sometimes it can be a muscular problem with a trigger point in a small rotator cuff muscle away from your pain.

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Clinic Director
John Lancaster BSc (Hons) Ost
has over 20 years experience

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Vitality Health
Registered Osteopath
Registered with Institute of Osteopathy
I’ve been going to John at The Lancaster for years – usually for occasional maintenance on my dodgy back, and sometimes when in real trouble. John is brilliant at resolving the situation within a short time without drama and fuss, and advising on exercises to help improve the situation longer term. I have recommended his services to many, all of whom have been equally impressed – and grateful.
Gordon Dawes 

At our Ware clinic, Osteopaths treat the entire body, not just the back. We look at the big picture and work to restore balance and improve overall health.

The Lancaster Osteopathic Clinic,
Sucklings Yard, Church St, Ware, Hertfordshire SG12 9EN