Acupuncture, Chinese Cupping., Meridian Palpation/Massage, Moxibustion, and Needling
I trade under the name of ‘restoring balance’ as this seems to me to sum up the whole aim and purpose of acupuncture. People often come for acupuncture describing themselves as ‘out of sorts’, ‘run down’, ‘not myself’ and ‘exhausted’. These are energy imbalances and as such are ideally suited to this unique therapy. A progression further on and there is imbalance with measurable symptoms i.e. an illness; this is still treatable with acupuncture but the road to restored balance may take longer now that the imbalance has a form.
I follow classical acupuncture; this style of acupuncture is rooted in the original medical health texts from China, many dating back 2000 years. Acupuncture from this perspective is an early form of holistic therapy where the mind/body is undivided and imbalances in the system produce symptoms in the mental/emotional sphere as well as the physical. The diagnosis and treatment is as relevant for today’s 21st century westerners as it was for the ancient Chinese. My beginning with classical acupuncture started after completing my first training in acupuncture in 1984. I then began a course of study with a French school of acupuncture; these scholars had the knowledge to interpret these fascinating and challenging classical records.
Bachelor of Acupuncture
The International College of Oriental Medicine (UK) Ltd 1984
UK Oriental Medicine Professional Practitioners
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