Acupuncture for Common Conditions


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Will acupuncture help you?


Acupuncture is safe and effective, and could help you with a wide range of
physical, mental & emotional health issues.

It is commonly found to be helpful for:

Aches, pain and injuries
Back pain
Digestive disorders e.g. IBS
Headaches and migraines
Menstrual and fertility issues
Sleep problems
Stress and anxiety


British Acupuncture Council – latest research for over 60 conditions

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Other conditions commonly helped:

  • Addictions e.g Alcohol and smoking
  • ADHD
  • Allergies e.g Hayfever
  • Arthritis and rheumatism
  • Asthma
  • Emotional issues e.g. Grief
  • Gynaecological issues
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Pregnancy symptoms
  • Psychological issues e.g. Depression
  • Respiratory problems
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin problems e.g Eczema & psoriasis
  • Tiredness


Other useful links:

NHS Choices – Common uses of acupuncture


Where do the needles go?

We generally use a combination of ‘local’ and ‘distal’ points. ‘Local’ points are on located near the site of any issues we wish to address. ‘Distal’ points are on your arms and legs, below your elbows and knees.

I will always discuss what points I am going to use first and make sure that you feel comfortable.


How much treatment do I need?

At the initial consultation we go through your medical history and any notes or test results that you have, and combine these with a Chinese medical diagnosis to develop an individual treatment plan to suit you.

Treatment is generally advised every week to two weeks for as long as you have symptoms. Once you are in good health we advise you to come and see us from time to time to help maintain your health.


How do I book an appointment?

Click here for details about how to book appointments.

Click here for details about fees. 



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