Attacks Palpitations Concentration Difficulties Poor Memory Lack of FocusAttention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
People come for treatment with various overlapping issues. These may include the following:
Emotional, Psychological & Memory Issues
Acupuncture helps you to cope better with a range of emotional symptoms.
These may include: Stress DepressionFear
Physical SymptomsHead Cold (colds)Flu
(influenza)Sore throat Cough Allergy - various allergies Hay fever Red
/ dry / itchy eyes Headaches & migraine Light-headedness / dizziness Facial tension, e.g. jaw
Toothache / tooth painTeeth grinding Sinusitis - problems with sinus (sinuses) Nose
bleeds Tinnitus Bells Palsy Rhinitis Earache Laryngitis Tonsillitis
Neck & Upper Limbs Shoulder / neck tension or painAching or heavy limbs:
arm, wrist, hand aches Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)Frozen shoulder Tingling & numbness
Back & Lower Limbs Back pain Muscle cramps / spasms
Heavy or aching limbs: legs, thighs, calfs or feet aches Leg & feet pain Athlete's
Respiratory & Chest Conditions Asthma & allergies Chest
pain & palpitations High or low blood pressure Shortness of breath Breathing problemsSmelly
Stomach, Intestine & Digestive Tract Digestion - digestive problems Stomachache
(stomach ache)Stomach bloatingStomach cramps Intestinal crampsPoor appetite Over-eating
Food cravings, e.g. sweet foods Indigestion Bloating Constipation Diarrhoea
/ loose stools Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)Acid reflux Halitosis / bad breath
Urogenital Frequent urination Urgency of urinationNighttime
urination Strong odour / cloudy urine Cystitis
Sexual / Reproductive / Gynaecological
Low or high libido Menopause (menopausal) symptomsEarly menopauseInfertility &
other fertility issues Period & Menstruation problemsPainful periodsHeavy periodsIrregular
periods Absent periods (menstrual absence)AmenorrheaPremenstrual syndrome (PMS)Endometriosis
FibroidsPolycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) - polycystic ovariesThrush Pregnancy issues
Morning sickness Mastitis IVF SupportGroin pain
problemsDry / itchy skin Eczema Urticaria Psoriasis
Low or sluggish energyPoor, bad circulationTiredness / exhaustion Feeling too
hot (overheating) or cold
Thirst, with or without desire to drink Night sweats Candidiasis
(Candida)Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME)Post-viral Fatigue SyndromeChronic Fatigue SyndromeHaemorrhoids
Hot flushes Sweaty hands & feet Raynouds syndromeBody pains & achesImmune
Acupuncture treats mind, body and emotions. It is a
way of treating health conditions by placing very fine needles along energy channels to even the flow of vital energy or qi.
Invisible energy channels run through the body connecting the exterior with the interior and all the organ systems of the
human body. A disharmony in the flow of qi in one channel or part of the body will often effect the flow of qi through the
whole network of channels. I can access this disharmony through the acupuncture points located along these channels. Acupuncture
is especially effective in treating conditions which have a physical and an emotional dimension, as a person’s emotional
state is symptomatic of his or her physical condition.
The acupuncture needles I use are very fine and designed
for quick and comfortable use. I use high quality, sterile, disposable needles.
suction cups are placed on the skin on tense and sore muscles. The suction helps relieve stiffness and improve circulation.
Moxa is a wonderful warming treatment, which brings relief to "cold" conditions, backache,
muscular aches, period pains etc. Moxa is a deeply relaxing treatment. It is held above an area or point to gently warm and
increase blood and qi flow to a problem area. It is especially useful for musculoskeletal and gynaecological conditions. It
can aid fertility and healing.
Auricular Acupuncture, Ear Acupuncture & Ear Seeds
Ear Acupuncture or auricular
therapy involves the stimulation of the points on the surface of the ear in order to treat various organs and conditions.
The auricle is like a miniature of the human body – each body part is reflected in the ear map. Small, fine needles,
seeds or magnetic ear pellets are applied to the appropriate points to achieve the desired effect.
Chinese Medicine Techniques
Techniques such as Acupressure and stimulation of acupuncture points using an electronic
device (like a tens machine) can be effective especially for musculo-skeletal conditions and labour Induction for child birth.
Shiatsu developed as a fusion of traditional Chinese medicine and Japanese and western anatomical
and physiology. Both Acupuncture and Shiatsu are about balancing your qi your energy and life force which determines your
day-to-day energy, vitality and immune system.
Apart from developing a deep state of relaxation, Shiatsu like Acupuncture
promotes homeostasis and the body’s own self-healing mechanisms by balancing your vital energy systems. Shiatsu and
Acupuncture soothe your digestion and breathing by activating the parasympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system.
This is the opposite of the "fight or flight" reaction. This is why we tend to feel so relaxed after a treatment.
What to expect from Shiatsu
Shiatsu is given through loose clothing on a futon on the floor. Similar to the
Acupuncture diagnosis although less detailed, I will use verbal, visual and touch diagnosis to locate your areas of energy
blockage. Shiatsu helps the realignment and maintenance of bone structure, joints tendons and muscles. As with Acupuncture,
Shiatsu helps to relieve stress and emotional tension. It is a gentle yet powerful therapy.
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