Treatment

DIAGNOSIS

Treatment will involve a full consultation, including the traditional methods of tongue and pulse diagnosis, and palpation of  the abdomen and acupuncture channels on the arms and legs. From this the most appropriate treatment for you as an individual is selected. Treating the patient as an individual is at the core of Chinese medicine, and is what allows the body to rebalance itself.

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ACUPUNCTURE

Needling is used in conjunction with bodywork in order to rebalance the qi and blood flow in the body. Most patients leave the clinic feeling extremely relaxed and well.

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CUPPING & MOXIBUSTION

Cupping invigorates the qi and blood circulation in the body through the application of vacuum cups on the skin. It is effective in the treatment of back pain, sports injuries and other musculoskeletal problems, with results similar to having a deep tissue massage. Moxibustion involves the application of warmth to acupuncture points by burning the herb artemesia (mugwort) on or near the skin. This provides a pleasant and penetrating heat which stimulates the body in a specific way, and results in an agreeable feeling of relaxation and well-being.

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CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE

Depending on your condition, Chinese herbs may be prescribed to support your treatment, or may constitute the principal treatment. They may come as a concentrated powder, to be made into a tea using hot water, or as raw herbs, which are boiled up (decocted) as a tea.

DIETARY THERAPY

Food is medicine, your diet can be assessed using Chinese dietary theory to check whether your food is causing you health problems. Specific foods may be recommended to be used medicinally.

QIGONG THERAPY

Qigong is the meditative cultivation of health, vitality and balance. As part of your treatment plan specific qigong exercises and acupressure massage may be prescribed to support your treatment.

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PAEDIATRIC ACUPUNCTURE

Children can be treated using acupressure, bodywork and a special type of paediatric acupuncture. In fact, children can get better much quicker than adults, as their conditions are often much simpler, and their vitality much stronger, so that their systems rebalance quickly with the right stimulation.

COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture combines treatment of the face with holistic treatment of the whole body. It invigorates the circulation of blood and energy in the face and stimulates and improves the tone of the facial muscles, reducing harshness and lines. The face is left looking fresher and the skin healthier.

CONDITIONS TREATED:

ADDICTION & DETOXIFICATION

ARTHRITIS

MUSCULO-SKELETAL PROBLEMS

• Back pain
• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
• Neck pain
• Frozen Shoulder
• Sciatica
• Tennis Elbow
• Knee pain
• Repetitive strain injury
• Sports Injuries
• Indeterminate aches and pains

CIRCULATORY PROBLEMS

DIGESTIVE DISORDERS

• Irritable bowel syndrome
• Constipation
• Diarrhoea
• Bloating
• Nausea
• Heartburn
• Crohn’s disease
• Colitis

DIABETES

DIZZINESS

FACIAL PARALYSIS

FATIGUE/TIREDNESS

HAYFEVER AND SINUSITIS

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

INFERTILITY

• Unexplained infertility
• PCOS
• Endometriosis
• Blocked Fallopian Tubes
• IVF assistance
• High FSH
• Male Infertility

INSOMNIA

IVF ASSISTANCE TREATMENT

• High FSH
• Ivf Assistance

MALE PROBLEMS

• Impotence
• Infertility

MENSTRUAL PROBLEMS

• Irregular cycle
• Painful periods
• No periods
• Heavy periods
• Cysts
• Polycystic ovaries PCOS
• Endometriosis
• Fibroids

PRE-MENSTRUAL PROBLEMS

• PMT
• Breast distention
• Headaches
• Bloating
• Tiredness
• Digestive upset

MENTAL / EMOTIONAL DISORDERS

• Anxiety states
• Depression
• Mood change
• Insomnia

MIGRAINE & HEADACHE

MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS

• Hot flushes
• Night sweats
• Depression
• Mood change
• Irregular Menstruation

PREGNANCY CARE

• Morning sickness
• Constipation
• Heartburn
• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
• Back pain
• Breech presentation
• Induction of labour
• Pain relief during labour

RESPIRATORY DISORDERS

• Asthma
• Bronchitis
• Coughs and colds

RHEUMATISM

SKIN CONDITIONS

• Eczema
• Psoriasis

STRESS RELATED ILLNESS

URINARY/KIDNEY DISORDERS

• Cystitis
• Oedema / Water retention