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Video – Common points (Large Intestine 4)

Acupuncture in Leeds – goes techno! Thanks for looking at this page – I am in the process of giving handy tips for health by running a series of videos about common points. This video is about the use of Large Intestine 4. It is a commonly used point for headaches, tooth pain, and colds. […]

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December 15th, 2011

The Chapel Allerton Holistic Centre

The Chapel Allerton Holistic Centre. It seems only just a short while ago that I started work as an acupuncturist at the Centre. It has been just over 10 years and I thought I should add a quick post to say thank you to: Jean who owns and runs the centre. Without her it would […]

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December 13th, 2011

The Theory for Treating Tinnitus with Acupuncture

Tinnitus and Acupuncture. Tinnitus is a problem affecting the ears. The word comes from the Latin word for ringing – ‘tinnire’ meaning to ring. The problem is characterized by permanent or variable ringing, roaring, humming, hissing or chirping in the ears. It can be very debilitating and psychologically draining problem. The problem can stem from […]

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December 13th, 2011

Acupuncture and Migraines

Migraines can cover a wide range of issues – headaches that you may have at a particular time of the year, randomly, or several times a week. They can also cause the sufferer severe symptoms such as nausea, photo sensitivity and pain. Acupuncture can in many cases help with these patterns, and there is a […]

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November 30th, 2011

Male fertility – careful what you eat!

Male Fertility is related to what you eat?! I have seen a growing number of fertility couples, and within this there a a considerable number of cases of male ‘low’ fertility. A recent study suggests that diet plays a key part in making sperm ‘happy’. Diets that are high in fruit and grain, and low […]

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November 27th, 2011

Acupuncture and Menopausal Symptoms.

Acupuncture can treat Menopausal Symptoms It comes to me as no surprise that Acupuncture has been found to treat Hot Flushes in Menopause. A study carried out in Europe shows that this is the case as reported in the British Medical Journal. I have experienced this time and time again and although patients know this, […]

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November 16th, 2011

Acupuncture in Leeds – the way to treat unexplained symptoms?!

Why GPs should Prescribe Acupuncture for Patients Branded ‘Hypochondriacs’. So I don’t often read the Daily Mail, but I came across this article, and was pleasantly surprised by it. We all know the benefits of acupuncture for many conditions, and it would seem that a study has revealed the benefits for patients with a ‘confusing’ […]

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June 16th, 2011

Acupuncture and Fertility: Breech Presentation

Acupuncture can be effective in Turning Breech Babies. Research shows that acupuncture can be used for turning breech positioned babies. Babies do turn naturally, but in a trial in Italy, there was a significant benefit to using acupuncture. The treatment is relatively simple and uses a point (called Zhiyin – located on the little toe) […]

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June 6th, 2011

Kiko Matsumoto Seminar – London 2011

Kiko Matsumoto Seminar – May 2011 Kiko Matsumoto is an exceptional practitioner and I had the privilege of working with her at her Boston Clinic and have attended her seminars regularly since 2005. She is a key inspiration for me – and an exceptional practitioner, as well as scholar into the classic texts of acupuncture. […]

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May 19th, 2011

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome and Acupuncture

Acupuncture treatment for Carpel Tunnel syndrome has been shown to be better than steroid use. A trial has shown that the use of acupuncture is much better tan using oral steroids for carpel tunnel syndrome. This evidence has been published by the American Pain Society (J Pain. 2011 Feb;12(2):272-9. Epub 2010 Nov 26.) The results […]

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May 10th, 2011

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