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Acupuncture News

Latest news about acupuncture including stories of trips we have taken and much more

Acupuncture for Back Pain

March 15th, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture Treatment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Acupuncture can help with alleviating pain from lumbar disc herniation Overview of back pain The number of studies that have investigated the use of acupuncture to alleviate intense pain caused by all kinds of diseases and sports injuries is ever increasing and the subject of a common problem encountered by many people regardless of age, gender or profession is back pain. Here the focus

My Journey with Acupuncture

February 28th, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture News|

It is an unusual profession to embark upon and frequently my patients and others that I meet socially ask how I got into it. As with most things it was not planned, definitely not on my list of careers to pursue when I was younger but the way unfolded and that led me into this wonderful mode of medicine that enables me to meet a

Acupuncture – What it is. How it works. What it can help

January 28th, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture Treatment|

Acupuncture is a system of medicine that has survived for over 2500 years, that in itself should give an idea of its capabilities. Originating in the Far East it is the main form of medicinal treatment in China and Japan, and its use can be traced along the Silk Road west to include India, the Middle East and as far as Algeria. In the UK

Focus on Arthritis

January 14th, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture Treatment|

By far arthritis is a condition that I help many patients with, it is painful and uncomfortable and can be very difficult to live with even prescribed medication at hand. The treatment approach is simple but first an understanding of what it is. Arthritis is an inflammation, pain, redness, swelling and stiffness in a joint or joints. It isn’t a single condition and there are

Acupuncture Simplified

June 21st, 2012|Categories: Acupuncture Treatment|

A surprising fact for most readers is to learn that one of the most rapidly growing areas of medicine in the UK and Europe is the availability and use of Acupuncture. An integral part of the complementary therapy scene, and with an ever increasing number of people seeking acupuncture treatment it is important for patients and healthcare professionals to understand the difference in the two

Acupuncture: increasing the live birth rate after IVF

April 12th, 2012|Categories: Acupuncture Treatment, Fertility|

Sub-fertility, or difficulty conceiving a child, affects some 10-15% of couples. Many of these will be offered In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) as a means of having a baby. IVF involves the stimulation of egg production, collection of eggs (oocyte collection), fertilisation of the eggs, and then transferring the embryo back into the mother’s uterus (embryo transfer). It is often an emotional journey, and prospective parents quite