Pain conditions

23/06/2020

Acupuncture for migraine

Acupuncture is an effective, natural treatment for migraines that can reduce severity and frequency of episodes with regular sessions. We take in your whole health picture, to move you into a new state of wellbeing. Chinese medicine is much more than just reducing symptoms. We want you to FEEL better, to have better quality of life and to enjoy your life. It is a wholistic medicine system, aiming to bring you into a state of balance and ease.
11/10/2019

Acupuncture for allergic rhinitis and hayfever

Do you have allergic rhinitis or hayfever? Acupuncture could offer significant relief in as little as eight weeks of treatment. Contact us to discuss whether acupuncture may be suitable for you.
06/04/2019

Tennis elbow: Managing pain and function

"Tennis Elbow" is the most common chronic musculoskeletal pain condition affecting the elbow. Despite its name, only 5-10% of sufferers play racquet sports. Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment planning is extremely flexible and pragmatic. It has always been a very individualised medicine, aiming to take in the whole of a person's experience.
06/04/2019

Managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

IBS has unknown cause and is separated according to symptoms in the Western approach. In Chinese medicine, people with IBS may be assessed according to whether their symptoms are worsened with stress or whether their IBS began with a gastro infection.
04/04/2019

The Chinese medicine view of sinusitis

Chronic sinus congestion can have many different causes and symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment is not always clear. Chinese medicine ideas have developed over thousands of years and offer a different way of seeing the human and their environment.
03/04/2019

Acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee

Various Chinese medicine therapies have been studied as treatments for osteoarthritis of the knee. Some have been found in large-scale studies to be effective for relieving pain, increasing function and improving quality of life in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Effective therapies for osteoarthritis of the knee include acupuncture, electroacupuncture and moxibustion.
03/04/2019

Acupuncture for chronic low back pain

Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for chronic low back pain, bringing improvements in pain intensity and function. Results may be enhanced by combining acupuncture with other therapies. Chinese medicine looks at the whole person, working with body and mind to bring about positive changes.
31/03/2019

Acupuncture for migraine – treatment and prevention

A recent high-level review investigating acupuncture for migraine treatment suggests that adding acupuncture to symptomatic treatment of attacks reduces the frequency of headaches, and that the effect of acupuncture may be similar to migraine prophylaxis (prevention) drugs, but with fewer adverse effects.
31/03/2019

Acupuncture for tension headaches – treatment and prevention

A recent high-level review of clinical trials has concluded that acupuncture is effective for treating frequent episodic or chronic tension-type headaches. Every person is different, and all headaches should be checked by your doctor. Contact us to discuss whether acupuncture may be suitable for you.
16/10/2018

Acupuncture for cancer-related pain

  “Acupuncture is effective in relieving cancer-related pain, particularly malignancy-related and surgery-induced pain. Our findings suggest that acupuncture can be adopted as part of a multimodal […]
25/04/2017

5 Health Conditions that Can Be “Cured” with Water

Here are some common problems that lead people to get treatment. Do you have any of these?
21/03/2017

Recipe: Caramel Grilled Figs

Fresh figs are in season around the beginning of Autumn - see if you can catch them at the markets or your local green grocer. Here's an indulgent fig treat...
14/03/2017

Just Do It! 3 Tips for Overcoming “Starting Friction”

Want an exercise routine that suits your needs, but you just can’t get going? Here are 3 tips to get you started...
21/02/2017

Recipe: Amazing Grape Salad

Simple yummy way to enjoy the grape harvest...
31/01/2017

The 6 Foundations of Feeling Great

Put your best foot forward with the 6 Foundations of Wellbeing...
01/06/2011

Preventing sports injuries in Winter

Winter, according the Chinese, is a time to conserve our energy. The cold weather and long nights are designed to help us stay indoors and rest. This doesn’t mean we need to give up our usual exercising, but we should adjust our routines slightly to fit with the season.