Doctorate in Acupunture (D.Ac), Diploma in Acupuncture, Diploma in Physiotherapy
Dr. Saleema is a Acupuncturist and Physiotherapist in Anna Nagar, Chennai and has an experience of 13 years in these fields. Dr. Saleema practices at Chinese Acupuncture Clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai. She completed Doctorate in Acupunture (D.Ac) from Singapore College of TCM, Singapore in 2007,Diploma in Acupuncture from The Open International University for Compleimentary Medicines in 2011 and Diploma in Physiotherapy from Bharat Sevak Samaj in 2016. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Cupping,Three Edge Needling,Body acupuncture,PCOD/PCOS Treatment and Sujoktherapy etc.
93/13, 7th Street. 11th Main Road, Landmark: Opposite Street to IOB Atm, Chennai
Mon - Sun
06:00 - 03:00
04:00 - 11:00
Q: What kind of treatments does the acupuncturist specialise?
A: An acupuncturist specializes in treating many conditions, such as : ·Digestive problems ·Eye, ear and throat problems ·Arthritis ·Back and neck pain ·Muscle pain ·Sciatica ·Respiratory disorders ·Depression, anxiety and nervousness ·Menstrual problems ·Infertility ·Migraine ·Stroke ·Irritable bowel
Q: How does the acupuncturist diagnose a condition?
A: An acupuncturist makes a subjective diagnosis based on the traditional Chinese method. It involves observing the symptoms, tongue coating and pulse diagnosis. Comprehensive communication between the acupuncturist and the person to be treated is important in diagnosis. An acupuncturist diagnoses by looking, listening, feeling and thinking.
Q: Does the acupuncturist use anaesthesia to carry out the treatment?
A: For usual acupuncture therapy, the acupuncturist does not use anaesthesia. However, there have been studies in which acupuncture is used along with anaesthesia while performing surgeries to take care of the problems associated with anaesthesia.
Q: Can an acupuncturist give acupressure too?
A: Acupressure specialists are different than an acupuncturist. The points on which acupressure and acupuncture is applied are the same. An acupuncturist can specialize in giving massage at the acupoints and carry out acupressure. They may be trained in some other traditional Chinese treatment methods.
Q: Does the therapy given by an acupuncturist hurt?
A: The needles used for acupuncture are small and thin. They are sterile in nature so that there are no side effects like infections.The therapy is generally safe. It usually does not hurt. It can cause mild pain. If you experience more pain, you may ask your therapist to stop.