What does the smell of your body odour say about you? Did you know that body odour scents are often a reflection of our health and the changes in smells can show a disturbance in our physical or mental wellbeing according to Chinese Medicine. The scent of a patient can give a practitioner clues … Read more
Improve your Sleep with Acupuncture ? There is a reason that you may feel as if you are falling apart after being up all night long, – it’s because you are! Kind of literally!….Hormones that get you through your daily activities, namely Cortisol – make your body breakdown and use its resources to go … Read more
Acupuncture has proven to be successful in treating acid reflux. Gastro-oesophageal reflux (GERD or GORD) is a common relapsing condition caused by weakness of cardiac valve/sphincter which as a result of its weakness cannot close properly. This causes exposure of the lower oesophagus to refluxed gastric fluids. From chinese medicine point of view, … Read more
Embryo Implantation & the Ideal Uterine Lining Explained There are a number of factors that play a crucial role as to whether an embryo will successfully implant or not. – Namely, a receptive uterine lining which provides a good environment for the embryo to latch onto. The endometrium is affected by hormones, the immune system, … Read more
Hay fever is an allergic condition manifesting as sneezing, itchy eyes and a runny nose. It affects its sufferers anytime from spring to late autumn due to allergic reaction to tree, grass or weed pollen. Western medicine currently does not have a cure for hay fever and offers medications – antihistamins and corticosteroids … Read more
Acupuncture works with the energy flow within the human body which is necessary for vibrant health. In treating back pain acupuncture provides soothing properties to strengthen the system and releases natural anti-inflammatory properties into the area of discomfort. Back pain is a common ailment which can affect people at any age. It can occur … Read more
Migraines are severe headache disorders which can last for 4-72 hours and involve pain of moderate to severe intensity (IHS 2004). According to the British Acupuncture Council research, acupuncture can be used successfully as prevention as well as to alleviate symptoms in acute attacks (Li 2009). From an acupuncture point of view, migraines are … Read more
MS is a complex disease which affects many bodily systems and manifest differently in each patient. While Western medicine is efficient at diagnosing MS, it is not that effective at providing thorough relief patients seek. Many patients turn to alternative therapies such as acupuncture to help them tackle this autoimmune disease. Acupuncture views each … Read more
Acupuncture, which originated in China, is a way of adjusting the body’s Ã¢â‚¬Ëœlife energy’ (Qi) flow. It involves insertion of fine needles into carefully selected points along the energetic pathways or meridians of the body. Points are selected on the basis of pulse and tongue diagnosis, observation and questioning.Needles are inserted into points and then manipulated gently to stimulate energy flow and remove any blockages.
Based in the bright, modern, caring and peaceful setting that is 208 Fulham Road, Chelsea, SW10 (right on the border of SW3, SW7 and SW5) we, as an extensive team of practitioners, aim to provide the best care we possibly can. Many years of experience reside under our roof and we believe passionately in nature knowing best and in the bodies intrinsic ability to regulate and heal itself. We believe wholeheartedly that disease comes from the overburdening of our systems and the suppression of our bodies natural defence mechanisms.