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Getting under the skin of dermatology with Acupuncture

Dermatology can be notoriously persistent and difficult to treat in any medical system.  Conventionally, dermatological conditions such as psoriasis and eczema often require the use of topical corticosteroid creams, which can produce excellent results at reducing inflammation but, with long term use, can also produce significant side effects for some patients.  Acupuncture can be […]

By |June 12th, 2012|acupuncture, allergies, cupping therapy, gua sha, moxibustion, tui na massage|Comments Off on Getting under the skin of dermatology with Acupuncture|
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    Pregnant? Acupuncture is a safe and natural way to have the best possible experience

Pregnant? Acupuncture is a safe and natural way to have the best possible experience

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, growing and nurturing a new life is fulfilling, exhilarating, and inspiring.  It is a time of personal growth and reflection for the mother, not only on what is happening inside her, but also what will happen after the baby is born.  What […]

By |April 25th, 2012|acupuncture, back pain, chinese medicine, depression, moxibustion, pregnancy, stress|Comments Off on Pregnant? Acupuncture is a safe and natural way to have the best possible experience|

Don’t let Hay Fever ruin your Spring – this year try something natural like Acupuncture

Spring is here and whilst some of us are out enjoying the warmth of the sunshine (when it comes out) after a long cold winter, for others the season heralds the arrival of some uncomfortable symptoms. Noses start to itch, give off a watery discharge, or feel blocked up. Then the sneezing begins, not […]

By |April 19th, 2012|acupuncture, allergies, chinese medicine, ear acupuncture, hay fever, moxibustion|Comments Off on Don’t let Hay Fever ruin your Spring – this year try something natural like Acupuncture|

What is Moxibustion?

Moxa is a dried herb, usually mugwart, which is used in Chinese Medicine for its warming and strengthening properties. Moxibustion involves burning the dried herb moxa to release it’s healing properties and stimulating acupuncture points. Like Tui Na, moxibustion has been used in China for thousands of years and dates back long before acupuncture. […]

By |February 20th, 2012|moxibustion|Comments Off on What is Moxibustion?|