Aside from acupuncture, there are several other adjunctive therapies that most practitioners use. Cupping is possibly the most well-known of these, thanks in no small part to several Hollywood actresses who have had treatments carried out and then been photographed in backless dresses with big red marks on their backs.
Depending upon how strongly it… Continue reading
Having worked as an acupuncturist for eight years and seen lots of patients, I can honestly say that I think the two most important things we can do to maintain good health are to make sure we eat very well and to try to avoid stress.
Of course, sometimes ill health is beyond our control… Continue reading
I send out an email newsletter twice a year from London Acupuncture Therapy. The last one was in Autumn 2013, and the next one will be in the Spring of 2014.
If you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive this, please email me your contact details.
… to all the expectant mothers I treated last year who have now had wonderful, gorgeous little babies. I see quite a lot of pregnant women in my clinics, primarily for issues relating to later-stage pregnancy.
However, there is one issue related to the early stage of pregnancy that women often want treated with acupuncture… Continue reading
I find treating people suffering from stress, anxiety, and stress-related problems to be very satisfying. After all, these are things that can quite literally suck all pleasure out of our lives.
My own experience of treating in this way is that the acupuncture can bring about a state of enhanced calmness and enable people to… Continue reading
This is truly exciting work that is being carried out at two locations – one in Uganda and the other in South Africa. These large-scale studies are being led by a British-based charity in collaboration with local medics and involve the use of moxibustion on patients with tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis remains the second biggest infective cause… Continue reading
Due to personal reasons, I will not be working at the Corner Surgery tomorrow (9 January) but will be back there as usual next Wednesday and Thursday.
I believe that acupuncture and other forms of complementary medicine should be regulated. Only strong and effective regulations can protect patients and potential clients, and ultimately it also protects the overwhelming majority of practitioners who act ethically, professionally, and competently at all times.
Therefore I welcome scrutiny and regulation, not least because it protects me… Continue reading
In the new year, I will be giving lessons to pregnant couples in the application of acupressure. Studies have demonstrated that acupressure can help to facilitate effective labour and provide pain relief.
The classes will be for the pregnant woman and her partner and will be two hours long. They will take place at a… Continue reading
You do not have to live in a cave or wear a sack-cloth to feel the benefits of meditation. Many people chose to meditate every day and experience spiritual, physical, and emotional benefits as a result. Here are a few well-known people who practice the same form of meditation as me:
Russell Brand: comedian political… Continue reading