Introduction to Acupuncture

Lovely Feedback about Acupuncture with Charlotte

I discovered this lovely review on Google this week, and it's so rewarding to hear.  Thank you to the contributor... I always love coming here to see Charlotte. She always puts me at ease instantly but still always remains professional. I have a huge needle phobia but cannot feel these small needles at all. The… Continue reading Lovely Feedback about Acupuncture with Charlotte

Pain, Musculoskeletal, Sports Injuries

American College of Physicians Recognises Value of Acupuncture for Back Pain

As the American College of Physicians (ACP) encourages a move away from drugs for the treatment of back pain, I found an interesting article on their website which recognises the value of alternatives such as acupuncture, when tackling this issue. Entitled 'new narrative for back pain means managing modalities' the article talks about drug-free options… Continue reading American College of Physicians Recognises Value of Acupuncture for Back Pain

Fertility Support & Pregnancy

Charlotte at the Fertility Show Manchester

Charlotte attended the Fertility Show in Manchester on March 23rd to assist the British Acupuncture Council on their stand.  Here are some of her observations from the day. It was lovely to meet up with clients and colleagues a couple of weeks ago at the Fertility Show in Manchester.  There was a lot of interest… Continue reading Charlotte at the Fertility Show Manchester

Pain, Musculoskeletal, Sports Injuries, Uncategorized

Acupuncture to Manage Pain, Avoid Injury & Train Smarter

Acupuncture has many benefits for managing pain and promoting the bodies own healing responses, which is one of the reasons it is so popular with athletes.  One of my clients from the Longridge area of Preston, Lancashire, has recently been using acupuncture to treat a sports injury, whilst training for some sporting events.  Here was… Continue reading Acupuncture to Manage Pain, Avoid Injury & Train Smarter

Stress

5 Ways Acupuncture Helps Heart Health

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the UK according to the NHS.  However experts say that most cases of premature death from heart disease are preventable with a healthy lifestyle.  The NHS says that in particular, smoking, being overweight, having high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol, heavy drinking and physical… Continue reading 5 Ways Acupuncture Helps Heart Health

Fertility Support & Pregnancy

The Role of Acupuncture in IVF Support

For those couples considering acupuncture as part of their fertility journey, this recent article published in IVF Babble online includes an interview with Colin Davis, Specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Medical Director of the Evewell Centre in London. When asked about his views on acupuncture and IVF he said: I think acupuncture offers a complementary… Continue reading The Role of Acupuncture in IVF Support

Introduction to Acupuncture

Why Acupuncture Should be part of your Self-care Routine

An article appearing in Chalkboard, the American guide to living well, sums up quite well, why many people choose to make acupuncture part of their monthly self-care routine.  We live in a very pressurising world, where the daily demands of life can leave us feeling permanently stressed, or locked in "fight and flight". Each week… Continue reading Why Acupuncture Should be part of your Self-care Routine

Good Health for Women

Study Finds Menopausal women could use Acupuncture as an alternative to HRT

Researchers have found that a course of acupuncture may help to ease troublesome menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, sweating, mood swings and disturbed sleep.  They concluded that: "Acupuncture offers "a realistic" treatment option for women who can't or don't want, to use hormone replacement therapy (HRT)" After 6 weeks of treatment 80% of the… Continue reading Study Finds Menopausal women could use Acupuncture as an alternative to HRT

Introduction to Acupuncture, Pain, Musculoskeletal, Sports Injuries, Stress

Latest Review- Acupuncture improves circulation, migraine and stress

Those of you who know me will understand that I don't really do social media.  However I set up a Facebook page for my business a few years ago and, despite it looking horribly out of date in recent times, I have received quite a few enquires from it.  So this week I set about… Continue reading Latest Review- Acupuncture improves circulation, migraine and stress

Fertility Support & Pregnancy, Introduction to Acupuncture, Pain, Musculoskeletal, Sports Injuries

GPs urged to prescribe acupuncture

An article in Practice Business reports that clinicians across the UK are being urged by the British Acupuncture Council, to consider referring patients for acupuncture treatment.  As funding and workforce shortages put increasing pressure on the NHS, this is a viable option and could help the NHS. Head of research at the British Acupuncture Council,… Continue reading GPs urged to prescribe acupuncture