Needle-free treatment

Thinking about having some treatment but are worried about needles? Try some Tui na – a Chinese massage technique. Tui na – along with acupuncture, herbal medicine and Qi Gong- is another component of traditional Chinese Medicine. Infact, it predates acupuncture. Tui na means ‘push and grasp’ and is based the same principles of acupuncture … Read more

Preparing for birthing?

Acupuncture treatments once a week from 37 weeks can help you prepare for birthing In an observational study, 169 women who received prebirth acupuncture were compared to local population rates for: gestation at onset of labour incidence of medical induction length of labour use of analgesia type of delivery Debra Betts, one of the authors … Read more

Changing seasons – Autumn

I was inspired to share some ancient Chinese wisdom I just read about the changing of seasons and Autumn in particular. What we call ‘seasons’ are, in Chinese medicine, considered to be a certain quality of activity and movement of Qi. There is a kind of exchange and permutation, transformation with everything moving the right way… … Read more