Unexplained Infertility

Unexplained fertility issues account for between 30-50% of all couples having difficult conceiving and is something we see  frequently in the clinic. It is generally described as any couple who have not conceived in over a year of trying without success. Once in the system of medical appointments and tests your stress levels may rise… Continue reading »

How to improve your fertility

In my experience there is lots we can do to improve our chances of getting pregnant.  Just because it has’t happened yet, doesn’ t mean it won’t  happen. However our bodies need to be in optimum health for conception. As an acupuncturist I see my role as helping to  create the optimum environment for a Continue reading »

Acupuncture for Stress

Recent research studies suggest that Acupuncture can help beat stress and leave you feeling calm, relaxed and  enhance  well being. MRI scanners reveal that after an acupuncture session the brain chemistry is altered to a calmer more peaceful state boosting the production of  feel good chemicals, serotonin and dopamine. What is stress? Modern life can Continue reading »

Acupuncture for migraines

Do you suffer with migraine?  Strong research reveals acupuncture can help.  Acupuncture has been shown to reduce intensity and frequency of symptoms offering a natural approach without side effects. There have been numerous studies for acupuncture in the treatment of migraines. One systematic review demonstrated that traditional acupuncture is superior to drug treatment for chronic Continue reading »

Acupuncture for Frozen shoulder

What causes Shoulder Pain? The shoulder is prone to injury due its structure and function.   As a ball and socket joint, there is more mobility, therefore more chance for injury. Key structures around the shoulder include the biceps tendon, and the rotator cuff muscles (the Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Subscapularis) which help to move and Continue reading »