Acupuncture

The Art of Cupping

The Art of Cupping

No one knows exactly when cupping first began. It was mentioned in the writing of Hippocrates and was known to be practised by the Greeks in the fourth century B...

Tapping our way back to Health

Tapping our way back to Health

  For years, when I referred to ‘tap tap’ it was my shorthand for a very gentle style of Japanese pediatric acupuncture called Shonishin – which involves applying very light stimulation using silver acupuncture tools to the developing meridians in children with the aim of balancing their energetic system and enabling the body to regain it’s homeostatic equilibrium...

Inducing labour with acupuncture

Inducing labour with acupuncture

Acupuncture is famously known for its relaxing effects and is becoming more widely known for its ability to promote fertility among men and women...

Acupuncture can stop you puzzling over headaches

Acupuncture can stop you puzzling over headaches

Headaches are good puzzles for acupuncturists to solve...

Why stress is not all in the mind…

Why stress is not all in the mind…

In modern society, intense competition, time-pressure, difficult relationships and the strains of family life have become the main causes of stress.Stress is a psychological problem but it also causes a physical response

Ageing well with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine

Ageing well with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine

We are constantly being given advice on the media, often contradictory, about what, or what not, to do, eat and drink...

The fertile ground of acupuncture

The fertile ground of acupuncture

For many couples the process of trying to conceive can be a long, complex and emotional one...

Acupuncture & Menopause

Acupuncture & Menopause

The menopause is a natural physiological event and marks a time of transition from one stage of life to another...

Acupuncture for pregnancy

Acupuncture for pregnancy

Even though pregnancy is a normal physiological condition, women can find their daily lives hampered by a range of symptoms including nausea & vomiting, back and pelvic pain, heartburn and anxiety...

JOYS OF SPRING … OR NOT … Japanese Acupuncture for Hayfever sufferers

JOYS OF SPRING … OR NOT … Japanese Acupuncture for Hayfever sufferers

It's that time of year again...buds are finally shyly starting to come out and there's a freshness & brightness in the air...