What is Acupuncture?Acupuncture is an ancient traditional system of healing developed over thousands of years in China, Japan & other eastern countries. Acupuncture involves the use of needles to stimulate energy ( Qi ) points in the body. Qi could be described as the vital energy or life force which supports & defend the whole person against mental, physical & emotional diseases. Qi flows around the body in invisible channels known as meridians.
What happens in a consultation?Before the treatment, a full history is taken including family history, life style & diet. Clinical observation of the, face, tongue & pulse diagnosis are important to determine the nature of the disharmony. The diagnosis is made & specific points will be needled. The needles are left in place for 20 to 30 minutes during which a pleasant sensation is felt.
What can Acupuncture help?Pain Relief,Back pain,Sports injuries, Arthritis,Fatigue,Headaches,Asthma,Hay Fever Depression,Stress,Dentistry,Childbirth Digestive Disorders,Addictions,Sexual problems,PMT Menstrual & other Gynaecological Disorders.
What is Auriculopuncture?Auriculopuncture or (Ear acupuncture) Auriculotherapy is a health care procedure in which stimulation of the auricle of the external ear is utilized to alleviate health conditions in other parts of the body. While originally based upon the ancient Chinese practices of acupuncture, the somatotopic correspondence of specific parts of the body to specific parts of the ear was first developed in France. It is this integrated system of Chinese and Western practices of auricular acupuncture which is presented.