Acupuncture for Sleep Problems

by Eva Zivcakova, Acupuncturist BSc(Hons)     As we all know a good night sleep is irreplaceable. After a deep, nourishing sleep we wake up feeling refreshed, alert, feeling and looking good and perform well during the day. If we were to follow our natural body clock we would aim to go to sleep before … Read more Acupuncture for Sleep Problems

Acupuncture for Acid Reflux

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 Acupuncture for Acid Reflux

Acupuncture for back pain and spine problems

  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 Acupuncture for back pain and spine problems

Acupuncture can help Multiple Sclerosis patients

   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 can help Multiple Sclerosis patients

Acupuncture

Acupuncture, which originated in China, is a way of adjusting the body’s ‘life 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.