Category Archives: 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
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
A few years ago, I stumbled across Tapping while I was researching another health topic and I was hooked from that first demo video that I watched. I bought some books and watched more demos online. The more exposure I had to Tapping, the more I wanted to know so I could incorporate it into my daily life. It
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?
Suffering with Hay fever?
The days are getting warmer at last, but if you suffer from hay fever, the approaching pollen season is likely to fill you with dread. While other people enjoy walks in the parks or hikes in the hills, flock to the lido or lakes or light up the BBQ, the joy of hay fever sufferers
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
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
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,
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
Almost everyone has suffered from sore, aching muscles (medically known as myalgia) at some point in their life. However, the amount of pain reported often ranges from mild to excruciating.
Although myalgic pain often resolves within a few days, it can sometimes linger for weeks or months.
It can develop almost anywhere in your body, including your back, legs