• 30
    Sep

    Could acupuncture cure YOUR hot flushes? Needle therapy ‘can halve the frequency of menopausal side effects’

    Half of women who had acupuncture reported a 50 per cent cut in flushes
    While one in ten said they had an 85 per cent decrease in the frequency
    However, four per cent of women claimed they had more of […]

  • 1
    Sep

    Letter of Recommendation, New York Times Magazine
    I just came across this letter, from Sarah Manguso, published in the New York Times Magazine back in March this year- and it made me smile. I wanted to share it as I think it sums up the beauty and power of acupuncture.
    “When I was younger, I frequently met people […]

  • 27
    Jul

    Title

    The Importance of Relaxation

    We recently had a patient share with me that, when she tells friend how relaxing her treatments are, they often respond with exclamations of surprise. This is the very thing that we often forget to shout about- and it is the very thing that can make acupuncture so effec […]

  • 15
    Jul

    There has been a lot of research and evidence that acupuncture is an effective treatment for back pain, by reducing pain levels and helping patients to develop strategies for coping with the problem. In fact, NICE officially recognised this in 2009. So it is good news that there has been a recent study focussing on neck […]

  • 1
    Jul

    Tackling Morning Sickness

    Morning sickness is horrible. It’s tough because often you don’t want to tell anyone your pregnant at this stage. You don’t have a bump to show. And you have to get on with daily life- whether it’s a 9-5 job or looking after a toddler. On the NHS choices website this mon […]