About Acupuncture

Acupuncture for good health

Are you are experiencing niggling health problems that leave you feeling drained and unable to function at your best? Do poor sleep patterns and low energy levels mean that you are just ‘getting by rather than having the energy to enjoy life?

Are you finding that conventional medical treatment is getting you nowhere and your symptoms aren’t improving?

Maybe you just feel ‘out of balance’ and not your normal self?

Then acupuncture is for you!

The aim of acupuncture is not only to restore balance to the body, addressing the main issues that you have but also to that it will also help you feel more energised less stressed.

What is a Chinese medicine diagnosis?

Acupuncture evolved in China several thousand years ago and was the main treatment for many illnesses and health related conditions. Even today acupuncture is widely used in Chinese hospitals, alongside modern medicine as a main form of treatment.

Chinese medicine has a very different way of looking at health, disease and illness. The idea is that a person’s body should to be in balance, with ‘Qi’ or ‘energy’ of good quality flowing smoothly around the body. If this is the case then that person will have good health and good energy levels. Should the flow of Qi in the body become disrupted or out of balance, then an illness or disease will start to occur.

The initial diagnosis is done by consultation and Chinese pulse and tongue diagnosis techniques. A treatment plan is then devised where acupuncture points and needling techniques are selected to best correct the quality and flow of Qi. The aim is that when the body’s balance has been corrected the body can start to heal itself and good health will be restored.

Imbalance in the body and poor quality qi can affect your health in many ways. It can lead to mild symptoms such as irritability and low energy levels to more serious health related conditions. Restoring the balance of Qi can achieve such diverse things as helping to clear foggy thinking to improving your ‘get up and go’.

Because the emphasis in acupuncture is to restore balance and get the whole person better, not only does it have the ability to treat your original complaint but can help you feel better in yourself.

It is a treatment that is suitable to use alongside many conventional medical treatments.

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Acupuncture FAQ’s

What can acupuncture treat?

Acupuncture can be effective for a wide variety of conditions, from back pain to digestive problems! Why not contact me and find out if acupuncture treatment is suitable for you. more info on conditions treated

Will I have to wait for treatment?

Morning, afternoon and evening appointments are available on weekdays. Ring up and ask about the next available appointment so I can book you in as soon as possible.

Do I need a referral from my GP?

No, you can come along to see me without needing a referral. If you are undergoing a current course of treatment with your GP, it is sensible to let them know you are having acupuncture when you next see them.

Contact

Hazel Andrews Lic Ac MAcS
7 Ash Gardens, South Marston
Swindon Wilts SN3 4XX
Tel: 01793 827507
Email: Hazel@acuhome.co.uk

Opening Hours

Mon – Thur: 9am to 7pm
Friday: 9am – 2pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

Clinic Number

01793 827507

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