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...

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...

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...

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...

Acupuncture Found to Relieve Hot Flushes in Men

Prostate cancer and hot flushes. Acupuncture has been reported to be effective in dealing with hot flashes in men who have been treated with androgen ablation therapy for prostate cancer. This treatment for prostate cancer involves removing the effects of hormones...

Pain can be treated with Acupuncture?

Acupuncture pain molecule ‘pin’-pointed. Sorry for the bad pun, but the BBC reported in May 2010 that a part of the effects of acupuncture and pain can be explained. This involves the natural release of chemicals that reduce inflammation and can help with...
A film about Stroke rehabilitation: ‘9000 Needles’

A film about Stroke rehabilitation: ‘9000 Needles’

A moving film about the rehabilitation of a stroke patient Though the title may put some one off, this is a moving film about  the rehabilitation of Devin Dearth, a successful American businessman who suffers a debilitating stroke. Let down by the American health...

Tai Chi Eases Depression in the Elderly

Gentle Chinese Exercise Benefits Depression in the Elderly Tai Chi is an ancient form of exercise (and believe it or not a martial art). It is a series of slow movements and breathing, and is good for you! The New York Times has published an article based on the The...

Acupuncture helped her Hot Flushes; his Bad Back and more!

Acupuncture helps with Menopausal Flushes, Night Sweats, Anxiety and Terrible Mood Swings? In the Daily Express, of all papers, Bonnie Estridge writes that despite reservations about acupuncture being loony, it helped with many problems of Menopausal symptoms. These...