Poor sleep impacts on a range of health issues from obesity, cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, hormone regulation, poor memory, anxiety and generally stress and inflammation in the body. Many people find that coming for acupuncture helps them sleep better – even if sleep is not the main reason for having acupuncture. There are a number … Read more
Important Clinic Update March 22nd 2020 - COVID 19
Unfortunately, due to the current situation and advice from the British Acupuncture Council I will be postponing all acupuncture and massage appointments and closing the clinic until it is safe for us all to be in person again.
If you have an appointment booked - I'll be in touch with you individually to let you know.
If you would like some support through this time I am now offering online Guided Acupressure Sessions over Zoom. You can find out more and book your call online here
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I think it’s human nature to look for a reason behind, and a label for, any symptoms that we have. It’s also part of the way that we have been brought up with the western medical system and getting a specific diagnosis from your doctor. I often have patients looking for an explanation for why … Read more
In the UK acupuncture is not a regulated profession. This means that anyone can set up shop and call themselves an acupuncturist. There are some safeguards in place with local councils and health and safety regulations, but if you are looking to try acupuncture it is important to find someone who is professionally trained and … Read more
When I tell people what I do for a living, I get a range of responses. Some people go on to tell me how they’ve had acupuncture before and it really helped. Others have never tried it but are really interested in doing so and then there are a few who’ve tried acupuncture and it … Read more
So what’s next? In the first post I started to tell you about a typical acupuncture treatment, miss the details? Read more about it here. So continuing on we are ready to start the treatment, let’s answer some of the common questions I get. Do I need to undress? Generally no. But. it does depend … Read more
So you’ve heard that acupuncture may be able to help your aches and pains. You’ve asked around, or googled and found an acupuncturist (maybe me?) and booked your appointment. But it can be a little daunting if you haven’t had acupuncture before and you don’t know what to expect. Let me walk you through what … Read more