Acupuncture

Acupuncture at ML Chiropractic

What is acupuncture

Acupuncture originated in China and other far eastern cultures where it still features in mainstream healthcare. It works to help to maintain your body’s equilibrium when due to a number of reasons (including lifestyle and environmental) the natural flow of vital energy (or Qi – pronounced ‘chee’) becomes depleted or blocked. This can result in symptoms of pain and illness or disease.

 

Our approach

Traditional acupuncture aims to treat the whole person rather than specific symptoms in isolation. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treats the deepest constitutional imbalance and Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture treats other energetic patterns as well as acute imbalances. This combination facilitates good results with a wide variety of conditions, both chronic and acute. Many people come to acupuncture for help with specific symptoms or to relieve specific pain but others because they feel generally unwell but have no obvious diagnosis.

 

What can I expect?

Initial consultation – After the usual process of filling in an intake questionnaire to determine where your current state of health is, care will begin.

 

Follow-up visits – When problems are more severe or more chronic, more follow-ups will be recommended than simple or acute issues. Often once the initial period has been worked through, periodic check-ups are a really good idea.

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Acupuncture has been a recent but fantastic addition to the services offered at ML. We have seen huge benefits to many of our patients, suffering from a wide variety of conditions. The approach of combining trraditional Eastern techniques with conventional health understanding makes acupuncture an effective tool in anyone’s healthcare routine.

Dr Luther Moss DC, MChiro, PgCert

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What conditions can be helped by acupuncture?

Patients come with a variety of issues such as;

 

– Stress
– Bowel problems/Digestive issues
– Headaches
– Mood swings/low mood
– Detoxification
– Muscular pain
– Tiredness/Sleeping problems
– Skin complaints
– Back pain/shoulder/joint problems
– Menstrual irregularities and gynaecological issues

Emily Lowe Acupuncture at ML

Emily Lowe

 

Emily began studying Chinese medicine after receiving acupuncture in her early twenties; it had such a profound impact on her health and wellbeing that she decided to retrain in the hope that she could help others in the same way.

She graduated from the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine (CICM) in 2006 and has been practicing in and around London ever since working with hundreds of clients to gain relief from their symptoms, improve their overall health and have more energy

 

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