How can Acupuncture help you?
Do you suffer from pain?
Has juggling work and family commitments sent your stress levels off the charts?
Is your anxiety overwhelming?
Is your summer ruined every year by hayfever?
Are you suffering from menopausal symptoms?
Would you like to feel as energised and well as you did before 'life' took its toll?
Are you interested in getting back your health without resorting to medicines?
If you answered yes to any or all of these questions then you are in the right place.
I can help you. Acupuncture can help you.
The concept of needles promoting health is a difficult one for many of us in the West. We wonder how a tiny needle is going to produce all the benefits that many claim it will. Acupuncture is unique in that it blends ancient thinking with modern evidence based treatment, with spectacular results! Find out more about how acupuncture works here
Increasingly modern research is able to prove the effectiveness of this ancient medicine in the scientific terms that we in the West can better understand. For those who love the science, an overview of the scientific evidence for acupuncture can be found here. In a nutshell, research shows that acupuncture treatment effectively releases the body's own natural painkillers and causes down regulation of pain signals. Acupuncture also adjusts the nervous system which allows for an improvement in circulation and healing and allows the body to function optimally.
Acupuncture is best known for it's use in eliminating pain, and there has been a huge amount of research into it's effects on pain which is summarised here. The British Acupuncture Council has produced factsheets summarising the research into acupuncture for treating numerous conditions, which can be found by clicking on the condition below.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Head & Face
Eyes, ears and throat
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