Acupuncture in the Workplace

Acupuncture in the workplace

Optimise your workplace with Acupuncture.


Acupuncture can increase workplace vitality and productivity. By reducing both emotional and physical stress responses your chances for a better workplace environment can be achieved.

Blue Balance Acupuncture can help professionals in Brisbane CBD. Achieve your best by feeling your best and resolving underlying pain and stress. Scheduling regular sessions with health professionals to enable you to perform at your best, is a strategy for success, both at work and at home.

Many businesses offer easy access to health professionals for a healthier workplace that include specialised services like acupuncture and massage. These therapies offer many benefits that extend beyond the office.

Here are 10 Important Benefits of Acupuncture in the Workplace:

1. Reduced Stress

Stress is one of the most frequent complaints that people have when seeking an acupuncture treatment. Many of us admit to experiencing the physical symptoms of stress. These may originate from work or pressure from our personal lives. Work is a major stressor and acupuncture has been proven to lower stress hormones and moderate mood to reduce anxiety and improve overall feelings of happiness.

A more in depth explanation can be found in this article: Stress, Anxiety and Depression.

2. Treats Back Pain, Neck Pain and Relieves Joint Pain

Poor posture and extended time at computers in a seated position will create pain and tension. This can go on to interrupt sleep and therefore focus. Acupuncture provides drug-free pain relief while also reducing swelling and inflammation.

A more in depth article regarding the treatment of chronic pain can be found in the following article: The Science of Acupuncture and Chronic Pain Relief.

3. Headaches Relief

Studies reveal that acupuncture can reduce days with migraines and headaches. The treatment has a lasting effect and can leave you feeling relaxed and yet easy to focus. Acupuncture is the choice treatment for those seeking a drug-free option.

4. Reduced Eye Strain

Acupuncture can relive eye strain that is often connected to neck tension and headaches.

5. Improved Immune System and Reduced Sick Days

Acupuncture’s effects extends to boosting the body’s immune system. Working in air-conditioned offices in close contact with many other workers can put a strain on your immune system. Being in better health not only reduces sick days but can reduce the number of days you’re away if you do happen to become ill.

6. Enhanced Mental Clarity and Increased Energy

Acupuncture patients report enhanced mental clarity and often experience a higher state of emotional wellbeing. Improved sleep is one of the most frequently reported effects to follow a treatment. Good sleep is required for sharp cognition.

7. Relief from Digestive Conditions

The link between digestive health and overall health is now accepted by both conventional and alternative medicines. Acupuncture can effectively regulate the digestive system, which is often effected at times of increased stress.

8. Allergy Relief

Acupuncture can be key in prevent allergies but it is important to being treatments to strengthen your body before allergy season begins. Acupuncture may also reduce allergy symptoms and can be used in place of or in conjunction with antihistamines.

9. Reduced Cigarette Craving

Acupuncture can be effective tool when you’re stopping smoking. It can help reduce cravings and other effects of nicotine withdrawal. Additionally it will aid in lung tissue repair.

10. Fewer Repetitive Strain Injuries

Common issues like RSI and carpal tunnel can lead to a high number of days away from work. Acupuncture is effective in treating repetitive stress injuries and can eliminate the need for surgery or drugs.

To find out more about introducing acupuncture to your workplace please contact Sonia at Blue Balance Acupuncture.

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