Please note, treatments are now being carried out using recommended safety measures due to Covid 19 and patients are asked to wear masks to appointments. Your treatment will start with a telephone discussion where all will be explained.
Acupuncture can be used to treat many conditions including pain(local & general), physical and emotional issues such as anxiety and stress. Also Skeletal & Hormonal conditions. (W.H.O. list below)
Regular Acupuncture is also good for maintaining the mind body and spirit balance.
N.I.C.E is now recommending Acupuncture instead of medications such as opiods.
Acupuncture uses very small needles inserted to specific areas of the body, to stimulate, regulate and direct the body’s own energy flow to harmonise and heal. A course of treatments is usually required for full recovery.
Creating balance is the fundamental principle and aim of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Styles of Acupuncture
We offer various styles of acupuncture;
- Auricular acupuncture uses points within the ear lobe to treat the whole body. Research shows it is particularly beneficial in the treatment of depression/stress/anxiety, addicition therapy and weight control.
- Battlefield or ‘The Nada Protocol’ is a style of auricular treatment developed quite literally on the battlefield to help reduce certain types of pain and can give swift results
- The Balance technique allows for needles to be inserted away from the problem area, whilst balancing the body as a whole.
- Traditional Chinese Medicinal Acupuncture, uses systems developed over thousands of years of practice and can be used to treat most modern health complaints. The World Health Organisation has published a list of diseases and conditions it believes can be treated effectively by Acupuncture based on current research.
The History of Acupuncture
Acupuncture can be traced back to ancient China, when the needles were little more than sharpened stones, arrow heads or slithers of wood. Now after thousands of years of refinement, we can draw on the knowledge and skills that have treated countless people. Modern needles are sterile single use needles of tiny sizes,
Acupuncture, like exercise, is not a one stop solution, it often takes a numer of sessions to treat an issue.
Acupuncture also aids the body’s good health when used as a maintenance system.It help keep the body in balance, which helps to prevent illnesses taking hold of the body in future.
What the World Health Organisation says acupuncture can treat;
The World Health Organization (WHO) published a list of diseases and conditions effectively treated by acupuncture in controlled clinical trials.
Headache and migraine
Facial palsy (early stage, within three to six months)
Paresis following stroke
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Muscle pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness
Localized traumatic injuries, sprains, strains, tendonitis, contractures
Work and sports related injuries
Low back pain
“Frozen shoulder”, “tennis elbow”
Respiratory System Disorders
Disorders of the Eye, Ear, Nose & Mouth
Myopia (in children)
Cataract (without complications)
Toothaches, post extraction pain
Acute and chronic pharyngitis
Spasms of esophagus and cardia
Irritable bowel and colitis
Acute and chronic gastritis
Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief)
Acute duodenal ulcer (without complication)
Acute and chronic colitis
Acute bacillary dysentery
Infertility (Not WHO recognized. Clinical experience proves effective.)
Benign irregular menstruation
Withdrawal from street and pharmacological drugs