FAQs about Acupuncture

Acupuncture is widely used and accepted all over the world, with over 2.3 million treatments every year in the UK alone.  This week (25 Feb – 3 March) is UK Acupuncture Awareness Week, which aims to heighten public awareness about this fantastic system of medicine. Here are the 5

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How to choose an acupuncturist

So, you’re interested in having acupuncture.  What should you look for in an Acupuncturist?  Firstly, as with any health care professional, they should be a member of their regulatory body.  There are 3000+ members of the British Acupuncture Council (MBaAc after their name), all of whom have undertaken a course of

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Acupuncture Awareness Week

It’s Acupuncture Awareness Week in the UK 25 Feb – 3 March.    The British Acupuncture Council hopes that its members will help to promote this medicine – and so we should!  So what’s going on in my corner of the woods? On the blog, I’ll be answering FAQs

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Acupuncture in Pregnancy

Keeping healthy during pregnancy is a hot topic at the moment. I’m often asked if it is safe to have acupuncture during pregnancy – the answer is yes! It can be used to help allievate symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, tiredness and backache, and also to

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Seasonal Lows

Is it Autumn or Winter? It’s certainly dreary, with grey skys, rain, leaves whipping past the window: enough to dampen the spirits of even the hardened winter lover.  For many people from now until the Spring sunshine breaks through is a difficult time, despite even the Christmas

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