What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture has been a major part of primary healthcare in china for the last 5000 years. It is used extensively for a variety of medical purposes ranging from the prevention and treatment of disease, to relieving pain and anesthetizing patients for surgery. As in many oriental medine practices, the emphasis of acupuncture is on prevention. In traditional Chinese medicine, the highest form of acupuncture was given to enable you to live long, healthy life.
Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. Inserting needles and applying heat or electrical stimulation at very precise acupuncture points is the technique used to accomplish this.
The classical Chinese explanation is that channels of energy run in regular patterns through the body and over its surface. These energy channels, called meridians, are like river flowing through the body to irrigate and nourish the tissues. An obstruction in the movement of these energy rivers is like a dam that is backing up the flow of water.
Needling the acupuncture points can influence the meridians. The acupuncture needles unblock the obstructions at the dams, and reestablish the regular flow through the meridians. Acupuncture treatments can therefore help the body's internal organs to correct imbalances in their digestion, absorption, and energy production activities, and in the circulation of their energy through the meridians.
The improved energy and biochemical balance produced by acupuncture results in stimulating the body's natural healing abilities, and in promoting physical and emotional well being. The treatment of acupuncture can be used to treat a variety of illnesses.
Are the Needles Safe?
Yes, the needles are safe. The law actually requires all acupuncture needles to be single-use, sterile, and disposable.
Does health insurance cover acupuncture?
You should review your health insurance policy to determine if acupuncture treatments are covered.
If not, you may want to contact your insurance provider and encourage them make provisions for acupuncture treatments
How long are treatments?
Treatments are between 45 minutes and 1 hour long.
The first treatment may last as long as 1 and a half hours.
Does Acupuncture Always Help?
The effectiveness of acupuncture depends on the individual. Some respond to treatment quickly, and others may require more extensive treatment.
How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments required depends on the severity of your condition and how long you’ve had the illness.
In China, after the first initial consultation and examination you would receive a series of daily treatments over the course of two to four weeks (of course in China acupuncture is widely mainstream and 100% covered by insurance). In order to increase the accumulated effects of treatment and increase your bodies healing capacity, we recommend that you initially receive 2-4 treatments a week.
Generally speaking a half dozen to a dozen treatments will stabilise your condition. This depends upon the duration, severity, and nature of the complaint. Generally from dozen to 20 treatments are adequate for the majority of chronic disorders. Some acute conditions may only require several treatments and some degenerative conditions may require as many as 40 or more treatments. However, the patient has the right to expect that their major complaint will be addressed and treated in a direct and timely manner. The frequency of treatments will become less as your body starts to heal itself. We strongly recommend correcting the root of your problem not the symptoms. To maximize your optimal health we also suggest adding into your budget regular treatments every couple of weeks. You are in charge of your quality of life!
Digestive disharmony is uncomfortable and debilitating. Many people have found that their condition can be effectively treated with Chinese medicine. By evaluating each patient’s unique and varied digestive symptoms, we design an individualized treatment plan to meet your specific needs in order to optimize your proper digestive function. women experience through all stages of life. PMS, infertility, menopausal symptoms, menstrual irregularities, endometriosis, and fibroids are effectively treated using Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine practitioners take into consideration all aspects of your health in order to best direct a successful treatment plan.
We will discuss with you which treatments are best suited to your condition. Sometimes we may suggest either acupuncture or herbal medicine, and other times a combined approach will be required. This will always be agreed before commencement of treatment.
Consultation Free with initial treatment
|Acupuncture||£49.00 /55 minutes|
|Acupressure||£39.00 /30 minutes|
|Acupuncture with cupping||£65.00 /75 minutes|
|Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture||£65.00 /60 minutes|
|Fertility Acupuncture||£55.00 /60 minutes|
|Chinese Herbs Medicine||£45.00 per week|
£29.00 for both ears
For those conditions which may need a few treatments, we offer the following discount package which enable you to complete the prescribed treatment and save the money. Thank you.
Notes: The discount package is valid forever, and can be used by family member, but not refundable.