WHAT IS ANXIETY? Anxiety is one of the two most-used terms for mental health disorders. A mental health disorder can cover a wide range of symptoms and reactions, but in essence, it is a medical condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, mood and ability to relate to others which resultsRead more
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Is Acupuncture in Pregnancy Safe and Effective?
If you’re wondering “Is acupuncture safe during pregnancy?” maybe you are suffering from pregnancy-related problems. If so, please read this blog and if you think I can help call or contact me for a free consultation. I recently attended a two-day lecture given by the amazing Debra Betts, a trainedRead more
Chinese Cupping Therapy: an ancient art, now Olympic Treatment
WHAT IS CHINESE CUPPING THERAPY? The ancient art of the Chinese cupping therapy became very high profile during the 2016 Olympics as photographs emerged of American swimmer Michael Phelps covered in strange purple ring marks on his back. Apparently, some thought he had been in a bar fight or some insectRead more
WHY DID YOU BECOME AN ACUPUNCTURIST?
“Why did you become an acupuncturist?” is the question I am asked whenever people find out that’s what I do. This brief video gives you an insight into my journey towards becoming an acupuncturist. In it I discuss how acupuncture has improved my health and how alternative therapies like acupunctureRead more
ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT: 6 THINGS YOU CAN EXPECT
So you have taken the leap and booked your first acupuncture treatment. Now you are wondering what to expect. Here are the 6 things you can expect at an acupuncture treatment with any acupuncturist with whom you book. Thorough Consultation Read more
Preparing for the first acupuncture session in 8 steps
So you have decided to take control of your health and have plucked up the courage to try acupuncture. Preparing for the first acupuncture session can be really just as easy as following the following eight steps. Preparing for the first acupuncture session in eight steps 1. Plan your first acupunctureRead more
Can Acupuncture Help with Whiplash Injury and Back Ache?
Can acupuncture help with whiplash injury and backache? BETH’S STORY Beth came to me in December 2015 with a whiplash injury she had suffered in 2008. The right side of her neck plus her back and shoulders were very tight both from the whiplash injury and from her work at a computer. Read more
Can Acupuncture Help Relieve Recurring Headaches?
Can acupuncture help relieve recurring headaches? Evidence supported by the WHO (World Health Organisation) has shown that it can. Many people suffer from different types of headache with varying degrees of pain. As an acupuncturist I want lots of information about your head ache so that I can make aRead more
Acupuncture for Autumn Sniffles
So the kids are all back at school, the weeks of rushing around getting new school clothes and stationery are over, and a routine has been established. Now is the time to stop and take a look at your own needs. We are now into October, the mornings are colderRead more