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Anxiety Disorders & Acupuncture

Did you know that in the UK, there are over 6 million people (according to the most recent Psychiatric Morbidity Survey) suffering from anxiety and depression? There are many ways to treat these conditions, however, have you ever thought about acupuncture being a good solution?

Acupuncture is a well-known treatment extracted from ancient Chinese medicine and

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Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture

As a facet of traditional Chinese medicine, most of us have heard of acupuncture and understand it as the application of needles through the skin.

On the other hand dry needling as a term is less recognised so the general public, so is it necessary to understand the difference if you are thinking of trying

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Dry Needling and It’s Use in the Clinic

Recently I attended a two day course in Hertford to learn how to apply dry needling, a form of acupuncture, around different areas of the body. Acupuncture itself is a very in depth type of therapy and to perform it from every angle you would need to go to university for up to 4 years. 
What is Dry Needling?
Dry

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How Acupuncture Can Help Ease the Symptoms of Asthma

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According to the National Review of Asthma Deaths (NRAD), the number of people affected by asthma in UK is the highest in the world , with 5.4 million people currently receiving treatments for Asthma, including 1.1 million children. In 2014, the most recent data available indicated 1216 people died from asthma in 2014. The NHS spends around 1 billion a

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Acupuncture and Phantom Limb Pain (PLP)

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Phantom Limb Pain is a common occurrence resulting from people who have had their limbs amputated.
Studies have shown that phantom limb pain affects 70-80% of the amputees few days post operation, and may occasionally remain so for quite a few months after. It is not clear exactly why this sometimes happens.
After having the leg or arm amputated, the

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Chinese Acupuncture ‘Miracle Points’

Master Tung has been referred to as one of the greatest acupuncture technician who has ever lived. He was famous for miraculous and spontaneous results in using just a few needles. Using this technique the patient usually feels improvement after one or two treatments using few needles. His acupuncture therapy has now been popularised in many countries such as Korea, United States,

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Can Acupuncture Help With Eczema?

Yes is the short answer!
I am currently treating a 50 year old female patient who had been suffering with eczema for 18 months. She had tried various different treatments, none of which had completely worked before seeing me: she still had days when the eczema looked quite inflamed. She was at her wits end; it was really bringing her

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